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PM to hold talks with Jukta Front Friday evening

  • Published at 04:57 pm November 2nd, 2018
File photos of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury
File photos of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh President Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury Dhaka Tribune

B Chy to lead a 15-member team

A day after her meeting with Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikyafront, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to hold talks with Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Jukta Front Friday evening over the next general election.

The dialogue is scheduled to start at 7:30pm at the prime minister's official residence Ganabhaban, reports UNB.

The premier will lead a 14-party delegation in the dialogue while Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) President, also Jukta Front Chairman Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury will head a 15-member team.

The other Jukta Front delegation members are BDB Secretary General Maj (retd) Abdul Mannan, its presidium members Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury, Golam Sarwar Milon, Abdur Rouf Mannan, Mohammad Yousuf, Vice President Mahmuda Chowdhury, former member of Parliament (MP)HM Golam Reza, Bangladesh Liberal Democratic Party President (LDP) Najim Uddin al Azad, its General Secretary Delwar Hossain, Bangladesh National Awami Party (NAP) Chairman Jebel Rahman Gani, its Secretary General M Golam Mostafa Bhuiyan, National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman Khandaker Golam Mortuza, and Janata Party President Sheikh Asaduzzaman.

After the talks, the Jukta Front leaders will hold a press conference at B Chowdhury's Baridhara residence around 11pm, said Bikalpa Dhara president's Press Secretary Jahangir Alam.

On Thursday night, the Awami League-led 14-party alliance and Jatiya Oikyafront had marathon discussions at Ganabhaban over the 11th national election.

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led a 23-member 14-party delegation while Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain headed a 20-member Jatiya Oikyafront team in the discussion.

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited Badruddoza Chowdhury to join the talks at Ganabhaban as he sent a letter to her seeking talks over the next polls.