Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman , Advisor for Commerce & Education Affairs in the government of Bangladesh has said that after discussion with Sheilkh Hasina , the Chief of
Bangladesh Awami League and Khaleda Zia , the Chairperson of Bangladesh
Nationalist Party that their parties have taken a positive attitude towards the
upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled to be held on December 18,2008.
Zillur said on Sunday that his recent
meeting with BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia focused on participation of the former
premier's party in the forthcoming parliamentary elections and pre-election
atmosphere about which some continue to air apprehension.
He hoped that there would
be reflection of everybody's good thinking in the future and formal or informal
contacts will be maintained. Zillur Rahman also referred to his discussion with
both the former Prime Ministers.