Country at a crossroads: Sakhawat, bdnews24.com, Sunday, February 19. 2012

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Photo: Former election commissioner M Sakhawat Hossain

Dhaka, Feb 19 (bdnews24.com)—Former election commissioner M Sakhawat Hossain has said the country is at a crossroads and it is difficult to predict what would be the political scenario in the next two years.

He was speaking at a roundtable on Effective Democracy: The Role of Elections organised by Bangladesh Enterprise Institute in the city Sunday.

“The new election commission will face difficult times,” he said.

German ambassador Holger Michael said political parties should play their due role.

“Germany can provide inputs in this regard,” he said.

Professor Wolfgang Merkel of Humboldt University and Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah of Dhaka University made presentations in the roundtable.

Source: http://www.bdnews24.com/details.php?id=218590&cid=3

19 February, 2012