Potential US Authorities Exit Previous to Subsequent Election Sparks Dialogue
Worldwide Minister AK Abdul Momen proper this second instructed visiting US congressmen Ed Case and Richard McCormick that there’s no scope for reaching a consensus as BNP wants the federal authorities to step down.
He conveyed the message when the congressmen wished to know if there was a way to realize a US consensus with the opposition celebration ahead of the nationwide polls. Momen moreover requested whether or not or not the US authorities would step down earlier to the election there.
The worldwide minister held the meeting with the visiting Congressmen on the State Customer House Padma this afternoon.
US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas was moreover present throughout the meeting. Congressman McCormick is representing the Republicans Get Collectively from Georgia, and Case is from the Democratic Get Collectively Hawaii.
From the Bangladesh side, amongst others, Explicit Envoy to the Prime Minister for Native climate Change Saber Hossain Chowdhury; Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Worldwide Affairs Kazi Nabil Ahmed; and Mohammad A. Arafat had been present on the meeting.
Chatting with reporters after the meeting, the worldwide minister said the election will possible be held as per the prevailing tips.
“Resignation of the federal authorities cannot be a topic,” he said together with the opposition barely talking regarding the resignation of the federal authorities as an alternative to enthusiasm in regards to the following election.
Terming Awami League a pro-election political celebration, he said the federal authorities will assure sincere polls in order that people can elect their leaders.
Momen said they talked about the rising commerce relations between the two nations and invited the US to take a position additional in Bangladesh in quite a few areas, along with throughout the pharmaceutical sector.
Native climate factors and ties with China moreover bought right here up for dialogue. The Rohingya catastrophe and Bangladesh’s Indo-Pacific Outlook had been moreover talked about throughout the meeting, he added.
The congressmen are scheduled to meet leaders of assorted political occasions.
Case and McCormick will go to Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar tomorrow and keep conferences with diverse stakeholders.
The US embassy said they’re joyful to welcome the first congressional delegation since 2017.
Whereas in Dhaka, the congressmen will meet the federal authorities officers, and civil society members to debate the importance of free and sincere elections and issues with mutual curiosity to strengthen bilateral relations between Bangladesh and the US.