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Dhaka Tribune

Taranco to meet CEC Sunday

Update : 06 Dec 2013, 11:50 AM

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco will meet Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Sunday morning.

AKM Mazharul Islam, personal secretary of CEC, told the Dhaka Tribune that the meeting will be held at 11am at the EC secretariat.

The UN envoy arrived here on Friday evening for a four-day visit.

His visit is aimed at encouraging ‘dialogue and conditions’ conducive to parliamentary elections scheduled for January 5.

Taranco will have meetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, BNP chief Khaleda Zia, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad, and members of diplomatic and civil societies.

This is Taranco’s third trip to Dhaka in a year; he visited here last December and May.

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