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EU interested to send polls observers for next election: Charles Whiteley

European Union is very interested in sending polls observers to Bangladesh for the next general election.

Ambassador Charles Whiteley, head of the eleven-member EU delegation visiting Bangladesh, said this following today’s meeting with Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal.

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“We are very heartened by the positive comments by the Bangladesh authorities about welcoming foreign observers,” he said while talking with reporters.

He said they discussed a wide range of topics on preparation for the next election.

Everybody wants a participatory, peaceful, and fair election and that is in everybody’s interest, he added.

The national election is scheduled to be held early January next year.

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