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Next polls as per constitution: Prime Minister

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated that the next elections will be held in a free, fair and neutral manner as per the constitution, reports BSS.

She said all the polls held in different tiers during the last five years of the present government were free, fair and neutral and many opposition candidates won in those elections.

“The next elections would also be held in such a manner as per the constitution,” Sheikh Hasina said.

The Prime Minister expressed this view when visiting Senior Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom Sayeeda Warsi, MP, called on her at her office here this morning.

After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad briefed reporters.

During the meeting, they discussed issues relating to bilateral interests.

The Prime Minister expressed happiness at the historic and traditional links and partnership that exist between Bangladesh and the UK.

She hoped that the bilateral relations between the two countries would be further strengthened in the years to come.

Sheikh Hasina recalled the invaluable support extended by the British people and the government of Prime Minister Edward Heath during the War of Liberation in 1971.

Earlier, a delegation, led by Policy Adviser for Asian Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Ambassador Luo Zhaohui also called on the Prime Minister at her office.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister reiterated her government’s stance on “One China Policy” and sought more Chinese investment in various sectors of Bangladesh including infrastructure sector.

Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh wants more transfer of Chinese technology including green technology for climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Putting emphasis on regional connectivity, the Prime minister said it would enhance trade and commerce between the two countries.

She also stressed the need for reducing the trade deficit between the two friendly nations.

The Chinese team expressed the interest to contribute more to the development of infrastructure including construction of a deep seaport in Bangladesh.

Ambassador-At-Large M Ziauddin, Principal Secretary Shaikh Md Wahid-Uz-Zaman, PMO Secretary Mollah Waheeduzzaman and Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad, among others, were present.

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