Minhaj Mannan Emon, managing director of BLI Securities Limited, was elected as the shareholder director in March 2018 by the members of DSE
- Final list of voters on 2 December
- Nomination form collection from 3-9 December
- Names of fit candidates published on 13 December
- Final list of contenders on 20 December
An election for the post of shareholder director of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will be held on 24 December.
The incumbent, Director Siddiqur Rahman, will retire from his post at the annual general meeting of the DSE board of directors to be held in December – when his term ends.
Siddiqur was nominated for the post on 8 October.
Minhaj Mannan Emon, managing director of BLI Securities Limited, was elected as the shareholder director in March 2018 by the members of DSE.
However, since Minhaj is serving a jail term in a case, his post is vacant.
Business leader Siddiqur Rahman, also industry and commerce secretary (central) of Bangladesh Awami League, was nominated for the post of shareholder director.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Md Abdus Samad will act as the chairman of the Election Commission that will oversee this year's shareholder director poll.
The two members of the Election Commission representing the shareholders are M Akbar Ali, chairman, Ali Securities Company Limited, and Harunur Rashid, managing director, Harun Securities.
The election is due to be held on 24 December from 10am to 3pm through an e-voting system.
After the preparation of the final list of voters on 2 December, the candidates will be able to collect and submit their nomination papers from 3-9 December.
The list of eligible candidates will be published on 13 December. Anyone opting not to vie for the poll can withdraw their nomination papers on 17 December. The final list of the candidates contesting the election will be published on 20 December.
The 13-member board of directors at the DSE must have five shareholder directors.
Of the five, four are the representatives of DSE shareholders and one is a strategic investor.
If any post of the four shareholder directors falls vacant, DSE members vote one into the post for a term of three years.