Awami League (AL) president Sheikh Hasina yesterday
visited AL presidium member and the senior
politician Zillur Rahman at his Gulshan residence to express gratitude
and respect to him for running the party efficiently during the post-January
11, 2007 political crisis.
Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by her
younger sister Sheikh Rehana, carried flowers and sweets for veteran AL leader
Zillur Rahman while Zillur's daughter Moina greeted them in the lobby outside
their apartment at Ivy Concord.
Talking to reporters Hasina's
Private Secretary Dr. Awlad said, "It was simply Sheikh Hasina's personal
visit to Zillur Rahman and his family. There was no discussion on political
issues during the meeting," he added.
Soon after the meeting with
Zillur Rahman, Sheikh Hasina was asked by the waiting reporters about the size
of her cabinet and the persons to be inducted into it. Then Hasina said,
"I will not tell you anything now. It will be a surprise for all."