Japanese Ambassador to Dhaka Ito Naoki today met with BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury and organising secretary Shyama Obaid today.
After the meeting held at BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office at 10am, Amir Khasru told the reporters, “Today, bilateral issues between our two countries have been discussed. In addition, the contemporary political situation has been discussed.”
“Bangladesh and Japan are enjoying a long-standing bilateral relation. Also, Japan is the largest one among our bilateral donors,” he said.
Asked whether the recent attacks on BNP leaders and activists have come up for discussion, Amir Khasru said, “I have already said that contemporary political issues have been discussed.”
The meeting of the Japanese ambassador was held a day after the attack on BNP leaders including standing committee members Selima Rahman, Shyama Obaid and Tabith Awal last evening.