Former foreign secretary, eminent diplomat Farooq Sobhan who is on a visit as a special envoy of the Advisor , Caretaker government that some people , who he has met so far in US, insist on giving a timetable for the election in Bangladesh .
In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service, Farooq Sobhan says that in his meetings with the officials of US State Department as well as with the members of Congress, he has explained the position and the composition of the present government. He added that there were some misconceptions about present government in Bangladesh which he tried to remove.
He said that in order to hold elections in a free and fair way, time is needed to make new voters’ list with pictures . However , as the Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed has already said that the government is trying their best to hold election , if possible, even sooner.