Marcia Bernicat meets BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia
US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday said she had a meeting with the Ex-Prime Minister & BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia to understand the current political climate in Bangladesh mentioning that it was her responsibility.
The US envoy made the statement after over an hour long meeting with BNP chief at the BNP chairperson’s Guslhan office this afternoon.
According to the BNP officials, the meeting began around 4:45pm and continued until 6:00pm. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and other BNP officials attended the meeting.
Mentioning that she recently met with the secretary general of the Awami League Obaidul Quader, Bernicat told that It’s her responsibility to understand the current political situation by meeting with different political parties in Bangladesh.
“As ambassador, it is my responsibility to understand the current political climate by meeting with various political parties.
I recently met with the secretary general of the Awami League Mr. Obaidul Quader,” said a statement issued by Bernicat after the meeting.
Bernicat said she will be seeking meetings with other political figures of the country in the future.