Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Md Tajul Islam informed the media about the development at a press briefing at his ministry room in the capital on Tuesday.
The LGRD ministry issued a notification today.
At the same time, the council led by AJM Nasir Uddin will be dissolved on August 5.
Earlier, The Election Commission (EC) postponed the CCC polls which was scheduled to be held on March 29 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The term of the running mayor and also general secretary of Nagar Awami League AJM Nasir is going to end on August 5 (Wednesday).
City Awami League senior joint general secretary M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury is going to contest this year’s election after getting party nomination in place of Nasir.
On the other hand, Shahadat Hossain, president of the BNP’s city committee, was nominated by the party.
On August 6, 2015, AJM Nasir Uddin took charge as the mayor.
According to local government law, the term of the board is five years.