17 May 2018, Thu, 10:28

US disappointed at ‘irregularities’ in Khulna polls

The United States has expressed disappointment over reported irregularities and intimidation in Tuesday's Khulna City Corporation elections but congratulated all the parties on making the elections inclusive.

US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat made the observation on Wednesday

Expressing disappointment over the reported irregularities, the US envoy says it necessitates transparent investigation and the reported irregularities and intimidation are "very disappointing".

She encouraged all parties to stay with the boundary of the rule of law in the future elections as pledged.