The meeting was held on Monday (January 1) afternoon at the election building in Agargaon of the capital.
Regarding the meeting, EC Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath told the media that a meeting was held with a 5-member delegation of NDI and IRE. They (NDI and IRI) requested not to divulge anything to the media about the meeting.
The delegation wanted to know about the preparations for the elections. Security plan, how the electoral equipment is reaching, code of conduct, minorities were discussed, said EC Additional Secretary.
It should be noted that the joint delegation of IRI and NDI came to Dhaka on the night of December 23. They will monitor and assess the situation of election violence. Apart from this, the delegation will present an assessment report on electoral violence at the end of the electoral process with constructive recommendations to reduce violence in the next elections.
According to the ittefaq