Staff Reporter: Claiming that the Jatiya Party was trying to “smooth” the electoral system, party chairman GM Quader said, “We have never done negative politics and still do not.”
He was speaking at an Iftar function in honor of politicians and diplomats at a hotel in the capital on Saturday.
GM Quader said, “Jatiya Party has always been pursuing a different style of politics. We have never done any negative politics and still do not.
“Currently, we are the main opposition party in the country. We have always played a responsible role in the interest of the country and the nation while in power and now.
“We are determined to institutionalize democracy in the country. That is why we are always trying to make the electoral system, the gateway to democracy, transparent, beautiful, and smooth. ”
At the same time, GM Quader called for global initiatives for the return of Rohingyas to their homeland.
“I urge the world to allow them to be rehabilitated with dignity and respect. Bangladesh as a nation wants friendship with everyone, not enmity with anyone. ”
He also mentioned that at present, more than 1.1 million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have been given shelter in Bangladesh.
US Ambassador Peter Haas, German Ambassador Akhim Troster, Australian High Commissioner Jeremy Brewer, Algerian Ambassador Raba Larbi, Chargé d’affaires Kumar Roy of Nepal, Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner Kamar Khotkar, and representatives from the UK, India, and Canada.
Awami League presidium member Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Krishak Sramik Janata League president Kader Siddiqui, general secretary Habibur Rahman Talukder, Gana Forum president (part) Mostafa Mohsin Montu, and joint convener of Gana Adhikar Parishad Mahfuzur Rahman Khan took part in the function.
Japar Senior Co-Chairman Anisul Islam Mahmud, Secretary-General Mujibul Haque Chunnu MP, Co-Chairman ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader, Syed Abu Hossain Babla among others were present on the occasion.