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Bangladeshis did not get fullest range of voting options: UK

The United Kingdom has noted that the Bangladeshi people did not have the fullest range of voting options in Sunday’s national elections in Bangladesh. The UK noted that not all political parties took part in the elections, according a statement issued by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office on Monday. The UK condemned the acts of intimidation and violence that ...

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AL’s win a testament to people’s trust in Hasina’s leadership: Sri Lankan President

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has said the electoral triumph achieved by the Bangladesh Awami League is a testament to the trust and confidence bestowed by the people of Bangladesh in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s capable leadership. President Wickremesinghe expressed confidence that her wisdom and wealth of experience will continue to benefit the people of Bangladesh. On behalf of the ...

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Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi, Banani

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina along with her family members on Tuesday paid glowing tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman after her party’s absolute victory in the 12th parliamentary election. She paid the homage by placing wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu inside the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city, reports ...

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Bangladesh’s elections were not free and fair: US

The United States shared the view with other observers that Sunday’s elections in Bangladesh “were not free or fair” and they regret that not all parties participated, the US State Department said. The United States remains concerned by the arrests of political opposition members and by reports of irregularities on elections day, said US State Department spokesperson Mathew Miller in ...

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Bangladesh becomes example of free, fair polls: PM

  Jan 8, 2024 (BSS) – Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today described her party’s victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election as the people’s victory and said Bangladesh has been able to be an example of holding free, fair and neutral polls. “We’ve set an instance that election can be free, fair and neutral. You (observers and ...

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Elections held in free and fair manner, say foreign observers

Bangladesh’s 12th parliamentary elections were held in a free, fair and impartial manner, said observers coming from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Norway and Japan. They made their reactions while addressing a ‘Meet The Press” at the National Press Club in Dhaka at about 11:30am on Monday (January 8). They said taking the overall situation into consideration, ...

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AL to hold rally at Suhrawardi Udyan on Jan 10

Awami League will hold a rally at Suhrawardi Udyan in the capital on Wednesday (January 10) ahead of Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day. General Secretary of the party Obaidul Quader announced the programme on Monday at a press conference at Tejgaon Dhaka District AL office.

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BNP announces two-day programme demanding fresh election

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) announced a two-day mass contact programme–Tuesday and Wednesday– demanding cancellation of the 12th parliamentary election and the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. At a press conference at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office, standing committee member Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan made the announcement. “The country’s people unilaterally and spontaneously rejected yesterday’s (Sunday’s) election. On behalf of ...

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Envoys congratulate Hasina on her party’s absolute polls wining

The envoys of India, Russia, China, Bhutan, Philippines, Singapore, and Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban on Monday morning. Besides, the delegation of Aga Khan Diplomatic Representatives also met her. On behalf of their respective countries and organisation, they congratulated Hasina on her party’s absolute victory ...

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China envoy congratulates Hasina, committed to working with her

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Yao Wen has congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for successfully holding of the 12th National Parliamentary Election and Awami League’s victory. Ambassador Yao conveyed warm congratulations and best wishes from Chinese leaders to PM Sheikh Hasina on Monday morning, reports UNB. The Chinese ambassador called on PM Hasina at Ganabhaban and reaffirmed that Chinese leaders are ...

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