Jatiya Party to decide its role in JS Thursday

Published: January 02, 2019 17:25:34 | Updated: January 20, 2019 21:43:36


Jatiya Party co-chairman GM Quader on Wednesday said its parliamentary party on Thursday will decide its role in the 11th parliament.

"Our newly-elected MPs will join Jatiya Party Parliamentary Party meeting tomorrow (Thursday) after taking oath," he said.

GM Quader further said, "The parliamentary party meeting will decide what will be the role of Jatiya Party in parliament considering the interests of the country and the Grand Alliance."

Talking to reporters after a joint meeting of Jatiya Party's presidium members and newly elected MPs at party chairman's Banani office, he also said they will talk about the issue with the Grand Alliance after their meeting.

"We're there in the Grand Alliance and contested the election with the alliance partners with identical goals. So, we'll finlaise all the decisions through discussions."

The Jatiya Party cochairman said the joint meeting of the party presidium members and new MPs discussed the country's overall situation and evaluated the political activities.

Party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga said they will take some steps to strengthen Jatiya Party further.

He also said Jatiya Party Parliamentary Party members will sit with the Grand Alliance to determine the party's role in parliament.

Jatiya Party senor leaders and newly-elected MPs joined the meeting held with GM Quader in the chair, reports UNB.

However, party chairman HM Ershad and senior cochairman Raushon Ershad did not attend the meeting.

On Tuesday, Moshiur Rahman Ranga said they would decide on Wednesday whether they would remain as the opposition or the part of government in parliament.

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