Vol. 5 Num 996 Tue. March 20, 2007  
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C'wealth secretary general arrives
To meet CA, Hasina, Khaleda today

Commonwealth Secretary General Don McKinnon arrived in Dhaka yesterday on a three-day visit.

He will meet Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed and Foreign Affairs Adviser Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury today.

The foreign affairs adviser said the Commonwealth secretary general has already extended support to the caretaker government and assured technical assistance to the Election Commission.

McKinnon will also meet BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and Awami League leaders today.

The visiting Commonwealth secretary general yesterday met Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad at his President Park residence at Baridhara.

During the meeting, they discussed the country's latest political situation, next election and economic situation, according to a JP press release.