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Torry MP sees BNP leaders, urges participatory polls


Dhaka – The British Conservative Party expects that the next national election in Bangladesh would be competitive and participated by all political parties.Conservative Party MP Anne Main made this observation while talking to reporters after a meeting with BNP leaders at chairperson’s Gulshan office on Monday.
“We are hopeful that a competitive and participatory election will be held in Bangladesh in future where all parties will get equal opportunities to hold rally, discussion meeting, assembling and speaking and people will be able to cast their votes for their chosen candidates,” said the ruling party MP.
The British MP said as a person of a democratic country she is also agreed all types of election should be participatory one and they should be held in free and fair manner.
“I expect that all political parties will be able to take part in the next general elections in Bangladesh,” she said.
Anne Main also expressed her optimism that the BNP that had boycotted the Janaury 5 elections would take part in the next elections.
A seven member delegation of the Conservative Party led by Anne Main held the meeting with the BNP leaders for about one hour.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir led the eight member BNP team. The other leaders of the BNP team are standing committee members—Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Abdul Moin Khan, Nazrul Islam Khan and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, chairperson’s adviser  Sabihuddin Ahmed, Abdul Quaiyum and Asaduzzaman Ripon.
BNP sources said the British Conservative Party delegation also discussed different including the latest development in the political arena, human rights situation, Rohingya problems and social issues.
Mirza Alamgir told reporters that they had a fruitful meeting with the Conservative Party delegation.
“They are keen to know about current political situation in Bangladesh and we informed them about the latest development in the political arena,” he said.
The BNP leader further said they want to see holding a fair and participatory election in Bangladesh where people would be able to express their willingness.
The Conservative Party team that arrived in Bangladesh on Tuesday will go to Cox’sbazar to visit the Rohingya refugee camps. – Staff Reporter


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