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AL-led alliance, eight Islamic parties begin dialogue
The Awami League-led alliance and eight Islamic parties sat for a dialogue over the 11th national elections at Ganabhaban on Tuesday afternoon.
‘The talks began around 2:45pm,’ an official familiar with Ganabhaban said.
The eight Islamic parties are Islami Oikya Jote, Bangladesh Muslim League, Bangladesh Jalali Party, Ashekine Awalia Oikya Parishad Bangladesh, Zaker Party, Bangladesh Jatiya Islami Jote, Bangladesh Sammilita Islami Jote and Islamic Democratic Alliance.
Meanwhile, the leaders of Left Democratic Alliance, which was formed with eight leftist parties, will join talks with the AL-led alliance at 7:00pm today.
The eight leftist parties are Communist Party of Bangladesh, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal, Ganasanghati Andolan, Bangladesher Biplobi Workers Party, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (Marxist), Bangladesh United Communist League, Ganatantrik Biplobi Party and Samajtantrik Andolan.
Earlier, Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikya Front sat in the dialogue with the prime minister on November 1, while Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Jukta Front on November 2, leaders of 14-party on November 4, and HM Ershad-led United National Alliance on November 5.
But Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikya Front will sit in talks again with the AL-led alliance at 11:00am at Ganabhaban on Wednesday.