Taranco holds meeting with CEC
Jatiya Party urged the United Nations today to take initiatives for announcement of fresh schedule for the next general election so that all political parties would participate in the polls.
Ruhul Amin Hawlader, secretary general of the JP, disclosed this to reporters emerging from a meeting held between a JP delegation led by HM Ershad, chairman of the party, and a four-member UN team headed by Oscar Fernández Taranco, assistant secretary general for political affairs of the organisation.
The UN delegation held talks with a three-man JP team for nearly one hour as part of its initiative to break the prevailing political deadlock in Bangladesh.
Taranco entered Ershad’s Baridhara residence, President Park, around 9:30am and held talks with Ershad for almost an hour.
GM Quader, a presidium member of the JP, and Ruhul Amin Hawlader, party’s secretary general, accompanied Ershad during the hour-long meeting that started around 9:30am.
After emerging from the meeting, the UN delegation went to the Election Commission office and held a one-and-a-half-hour meeting with Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed from 11:00am. The outcome of the meeting could not be known ...