PM Hasina welcomes move by opposition parties to join polls

PM Hasina welcomes move by opposition parties to join polls


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday welcomed the decision of all the political parties, including Jatiya Oikyafront, to participate in the forthcoming national election.

“We want the election to be held in a free, fair and neutral manner. In the election, those who’ll get the mandate will form the government,” she said.The Prime Minister said this while speaking at a meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Board held at the party central office at Bangabandhu Avenue here in the afternoon.

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting.”We want the continuation of democratic trend in the country. We together with all will contest the election. We’ll make the arrangements so that people can cast their vote as per their choice,” the Prime Minister said.

Sheikh Hasina said the people of the country will decide which the party will form the government. She said Awami League will initially field candidates in all the 300 constituencies.“If Awami League contests the election in alliance, then some seats will be given to candidates of its alliance partners,” Hasina said.

source: UNB


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