Jatiya Oikyafront, a newly formed major opposition political alliance in the country, has sought cooperation from all newspaper editors ahead of the upcoming national polls slated to be held on December 30.
Leaders of the Oikyafront came up with the call in a view-exchange meeting with newspaper editors held at Hotel Lakeshore in the capital from 3:30pm to around 6:00pm today.
Oikyafront’s senior leader Dr Kamal Hossain has confirmed the news while briefing reporters after the meeting this evening.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Moudud Ahmed, JSD President Abdur Rob, and Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna were also present among others in the meeting from the alliance while Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman, New Age Editor Nurul Kabir, Manabzamin Editor Matiur Rahman Chowdhury, News Today Editor Moslemuddin Ahmed, Dhaka Tribune Editor Zafar Sobhan, Holiday Editor Kamaluddin Ahmed, bdnews24.com’s Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi, Amader Natun Shomoy Editor Naimul Islam Khan and weekly Saptahik Editor Golam Mortaza, were present among newspaper editors.
Amader Natun Shomoy Editor Naimul Islam Khan, however, after the meeting told journalists: “The alliance leaders said they would take the decision later about who will be the prime minister if it wins the next general election.