‘US tried, but failed to foil Jan 5 polls’

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It is not the policy of Bangladesh to severe diplomatic ties with any other country, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the United States had made all its efforts to foil the January 5 election, but it could not succeed.

The premier made the remarks in response to a journalist’s query about the meeting between Khaleda Zia and US Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal.

She also said discussions would be continued on the unresolved issues with Pakistan.

“It is not the policy of Bangladesh to severe diplomatic ties with any other country,” she replied to another query of a journalist.

The prime minister also informed that Malaysia has agreed to recruit 12,000 more Bangladeshi workers to the country.

“An agreement was also signed regarding the manpower export to Malaysia,” said the prime minister.

She said positive progress was also marked for strengthening economic relations between Bangladesh and Malaysia.

Sheikh Hasina paid a four-day official visit to Nepal on November 25-28 to attend the 18th SAARC Summit. She also paid a three-day official tour to Malaysia from December 2-4.

The prime minister said during her visit to Malaysia, Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur signed four deals — one agreement and two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and one protocol — in the fields of manpower export, tourism, art and culture.

Source: Dhaka Tribune