President M Abdul Hamid announced the name of the new Cheif Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners on Saturday.
The President has appointed former secretary Kazi Habibul Awal as the new CEC.
Awal is a Professor of Law at BRAC University and former secretary of defence.
District and Session Judge Begum Rashida Sultana, former Brigadier General Ahsan Habib Khan, former senior secretary Md Alamgir and former senior secretary Anisur Rahman—are the other members of the commission.
The much anticipated appointment of the members of the new Election Commission was announced in a notice on Saturday.