July 20, 2024

Moon Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Election Commission (EC) is totally independent in holding the next general election as the visiting UK’s Minister of State (Indo-Pacific) of Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Anne-Marie Trevelyan called on her.
“The EC is totally independent. It will conduct the election,” Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted her as saying in a media briefing after the meeting at Ganabhaban here. According to Karim, during the meeting, they discussed different issues including election, Rohingya, Bangladesh’s economic development, Covid-19 pandemic and post-Covid situation. About the next general election, the Prime Minister said Bangladesh follows the Westminster-type democracy.

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