Monday, January 31, 2011
All measures taken to stop extra-judicial killings: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday that her government has taken all measures to stop extra-judicial killings and improve the human rights situation in the country.
The premier made the remarks when Standing Committee Chairman on Human Rights of House of Lord Eric Avebury, Amnesty International Director Abbas Fayez and Human Rights watch Director Brad Adams met her at her Hotel suit.
They discussed how people's rights can be protected as well as the issues related to the CHT Peace Accord, Foreign Minister Dipu Moni told journalists after the meeting.
Hasina lauded their roles in building public opinion against BNP-Jamaat led alliance government's torture on people during their tenure.
The right body's leaders appreciated the role of Sheikh Hasina in ensuring good governance and improving human rights situation in Bangladesh.
They assured the premier of providing utmost supports to further improving human rights condition in Bangladesh.
Principal Secretary to the PM Abdul Karim and Bangladesh Ambassador Sayeedur Rahman Khan were present.
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