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British High Commissioner Robert W Gibson calls on BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia

HE Robert Gibson called on the Honourable Chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Begum Khaleda Zia this afternoon at her Residence.

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The British High Commissioner, HE Robert W Gibson CMG, called on the Honourable Chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Begum Khaleda Zia this afternoon.

Robert Gibson welcomed Begum Zia’s decision to reduce tensions by returning to her home and expressed hopes that other confidence building measures would follow.

The High Commissioner welcomed BNP’s decision to endorse candidates for the forthcoming City Corporation Elections allowing the electorate a real democratic choice, and hoped that the campaign would be conducted without violence. Noting that it was the responsibility of the Election Commission to ensure full compliance with all the rules and regulations, the High Commissioner anticipated that the Election Commission would play its due role in the management of these elections.

Published 8 April 2015