US Ambassador in Bangladesh, Patricia A Butenis on Sunday said that the caretaker government of President Iajuddin Ahmed has not always worked neutrally.
She stressed that the chief adviser to the caretaker government must listen to his advisers and lead them as a team till the election. Calling for talks to resolve the differences between the rival political camps, Butenis said CA Iajuddin must play a robust and neutral role in this last decisive push to end the squabbles before the upcoming polls.
The US envoy was delivering a keynote speech at a seminar titled 'Democracy and Bangladesh'. She said credibility of the caretaker government depends on acting in 'a visibly neutral and effective manner'. Bangladesh Association for American Studies (BAAS) organized the seminar in cooperation with the American Center in Dhaka.
The saminar was chaired by BAAS President Dr AKM Nurun Nabi.
Matiur Rahman Choudhury has the details.