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Dr Kamal, BNP leaders hold meeting with foreign envoys

  • Published at 11:40 pm February 25th, 2019
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File photo of Gono Forum President and Jatiya Oikya Front leader Dr Kamal Hossain Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The meeting was held at the Gulshan residence of BNP Standing committee member, Dr Abdul Moyeen, from 11am to 12:30pm on Monday

Jatiya Oikya Front convener Dr Kamal Hossain and some BNP leaders held a meeting with the envoys of three countries, including the USA, regarding 'Bangladesh's latest political and human rights situation.'

The meeting was held at the Gulshan residence of BNP Standing committee member, Dr Abdul Moyeen, from 11am to 12:30pm on Monday. 

Apart from US Ambassador in Dhaka, Earl Robert Miller, British High Commissioner Alison Blake, Australian High Commissioner Julia Niblett, and UN Resident Coordinator Mia Seppo, attended the meeting.

Dr Kamal Hossain, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Standing committee members Dr Moyeen Khan and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, were present at the meeting.

However, there was no briefing from either side about the parley.

Wishing anonymity, a BNP leader who was present at the meeting said, Dr Kamal Hossain first briefed the envoys about the country's overall situation.

Later, Mirza Fakhrul spoke about the country's human rights condition, 'repression' of their party leaders and activists, the Chawkbazar fire incident, and some other issues relating to the last general election and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia's imprisonment.

Later, Dr Kamal and the BNP leaders responded to various queries of the foreign envoys.