Khaleda postpones London visit for ‘pol personal reasons’

Khaleda postpones London visit for ‘pol personal reasons’

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In a dramatic turn around BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has postponed her visit to London for treatment of her eye problems due to pressuring need to be at home for political and personal reasons, according to party sources.
Though she was supposed to leave Dhaka on Friday night for her health check up and treatment for eyes she changed the schedule yesterday, said a closed source to her.
The schedule of former premier to visit London may be shifted to later this month, said the source.
The BNP chief’s decision follows Wednesday’s night meeting with top leaders of the 20-party alliance after long time at her Gulshan political office where she informed them that she would fly for London soon.She (Khaleda) took the decision on Wednesday night, said a closed source to the chairperson.
Meanwhile, a reliable source in London also confirmed that the former premier has postponed her visit to London for the time being.
“She (Khaleda) may go to London later this month,” said the source.
Khaleda Zia has already obtained a visa from UK High Commission after completion of all procedures including biometric thumb impression.
This is for the second time since Ramzan Khaleda postponed her trips abroad twice. Earlier she also postponed her visit to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah before the Eid-ul-Fitr.
Party sources said Khaleda postponed her visit to London considering the prevailing political situation and party reorganizational affairs that evoked wide spread criticism from grassroots level leaders after sending a letter to them.
Besides, changes in Khaleda’s schedule in London also a reason behind the shifting of the visit, sources added. – Staff Reporter

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