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12 Islamic parties extend support to AL
Twelve Islamic parties on Tuesday extended support to Awami League president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina saying that they want her return to power.
Leaders of the Islamic parties extended support to extend all-out cooperation so that prime minister Sheikh Hasina could come back to power in a dialogue between AL led 14-party alliance and 12 Islamic parties at Ganabhaban, said AL general secretary Obaidul Quader.
Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, said the leaders of the 12 prominent Islamic parties extended their support during the dialogue in a ‘loud voice’ and the talks continued for nearly two hours.
He said that the parties have expressed their respective opinions raising some demands while they clearly expressed their common views on upholding the spirit of the Liberation War and the ideals of independence.
Quader said there was no disagreement on any issue during the dialogue between them.
He, however, said Khelafat Andolan demanded renaming a road in Dhaka after their late leader Mohammadullah, popularly known as Hafezzi Huzur.
Quader said that the leaders of the Islamic parties have extended their support to hold the upcoming national election as per the constitution as they would be partners of the election.
The parties included Islami Oikya Jote, Bangladesh Khelfat Andolan, Bangladesh Muslim League, Bangladesh Jalali Party, Ashekine Awalia Oikya Parishad Bangladesh, Zaker Party, Bangladesh Jatiya Islami Jote, Bangladesh Sammilito Islami Jote and Islamic Democratic Alliance.