There are three presidential debates to take place between Donald Trump and Joe Biden
After months of set-piece events, tightly controlled by a team of campaign staff, first of the presidential election debates between Donald Trump and Joe Biden is set to take place on Wednesday.
There are three presidential debates on the agenda, reports the BBC.
The first debate will take place on September 29, in Cleveland, Ohio
The second debate between them is set to take place on October 15, in Miami, Florida; followed by a third one on October 22, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Vice-President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris will also go head-to-head in a debate on October 7, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
All the presidential debate will take place from 21:00-22:30ET (02:00-03:30BST) – 07:00am – 08:30am in Bangladesh time, with no commercial interruptions.
Where can one watch the debate?
International media will have a livestream of all the action from the debate in Cleveland.
Format for the first debate
There will be six questions in six segments, 15 minutes each. The segments are:
- Trump and Biden's records
- Supreme Court
- Coronavirus pandemic
- Race protests and violence in cities
- Election integrity
Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden will get two minutes apiece to respond to the question initially before the back-and-forth begins.