UN Correspondent from New York, Nov 12 (Just News): The United Nations appealed to all stakeholders to ensure a conducive and enabling environment for credible, inclusive and peaceful elections in Bangladesh.
Deputy Spokesperson for UN Secretary General Farhan Haq on Monday said in a readout.
On Bangladesh election the Deputy Spokesperson said, “In view of the announcement that parliamentary elections in Bangladesh will take place on 30 December, we appeal to all stakeholders to ensure a conducive and enabling environment for credible, inclusive and peaceful elections and for the exercise of fundamental freedoms.”
Earlier on Friday Farhan Haq at a noon briefing at UN Headquarter said “We're aware of the latest developments on the ground and are monitoring it. Our priorities are the need for the elections in Bangladesh to be inclusive, credible and transparent, so we'll continue to study the arrangements and see whether those particular priorities are upheld, so that will be what we're weighing as we consider what the appropriate timing would be.”
He said this in reply to a question to Bangladesh election situation and schedule announcement by Bangladeshi journalist and UN correspondent M Mushfiqul Fazal.