Safiqa Hossain of DOT
 The vacancy of National Standing Committee of BNP’s, the highest policy-making forum of the party, will be filled soon. Though such rumors being heard, the acting leaders said that no formal discussion had been occurred in this regard within the party.  As per the sources, BNP’s highest policy-making forum, National Standing Committee, has always been lucrative and prestigious position for party leaders and activists. With a few exceptions, the forum is made up of people who are organizationally qualified, tested, dedicated and relatively acceptable to the team.  Therefore, membership of the Standing Committee is at the center of interest of almost all senior leaders, reports Jago News 24.com.
 This committee is responsible for finalizing the candidates for the election, formulating programs and making overall decisions. Most of the time, top leaders of BNP make decisions in the light of the recommendations of the standing committee.