Newly-appointed US Ambassador in Dhaka Robert Earl Miller said his country expects the upcoming December 30 elections in Bangladesh would be free, fair and credible as he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, BSS reports.
“We hope free, fair, credible and peaceful national elections will be held in Bangladesh on December 30,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted the envoy as saying during the call on at PM’s Ganabhaban residence this morning.
After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary briefed reporters.
The US ambassador informed the prime minister that his country will send 32 observers to monitor Bangladesh’s upcoming national elections.
“Eleven teams of the US embassy will observe the polls,” he said.