Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh General Elections 2024: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has started preparations for the general elections to be held next year. Last week he met America’s National Security Advisor Jack Sullivan. During this, there was discussion between the two leaders about the general elections to be held in 2024 as well as relations between Bangladesh and America. Apart from the American NSA, Sheikh Hasina met with many senior leaders of the Biden administration. The White House gave this information on Tuesday.
Top White House official John Kirby said while talking to the media that Bangladesh PM discussed with American NSA Sullivan about the general elections to be held in Bangladesh. Both the leaders talked about the importance of free and fair elections in the country. Many issues including climate change were discussed. Apart from this, there was discussion about the importance of improving bilateral relations.
Tension over fair elections in Bangladesh
A day before this, US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said while talking to journalists that America wants Bangladesh to conduct general elections in its country in a free and fair manner. There should be no disturbance of any kind during this period. Miller said that everyone in Bangladesh has only one desire that the general elections should be conducted peacefully. Miller said that we have already announced our new visa policy. He said that America will not give visa to anyone who obstructs free and fair elections.
After this, opposition parties are organizing programs across the country including Dhaka. Let us tell you that the government, political parties, civil society and the media there all want that the general elections to be held next year should be held in a free, fair and peaceful manner. Let us tell you that during the G-20 summit held in India last month, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met US President Joe Biden.
General elections will be held in Bangladesh in January 2024
Let us tell you that the general elections in Bangladesh will be held in January 2024. For this, all the parties have already started gearing up. Sheikh Hasina’s party Bangladesh Awami League had registered a landslide victory in the last general elections. 302 seats were won. There are 350 seats in the Parliament of Bangladesh. The majority figure is 176.