Newly appointed British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Alison Blake on Wednesday met BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her (Khaleda) Gulshan office.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, chairperson’s advisers Reaz Rahman and Sabihuddin Ahmed were also present at the meeting.
The BNP said the meeting was an introductory and courtesy call on declining to elaborate what they discussed with Alison Blake at the meeting.
The one-hour meeting that began around 5:30pm this afternoon.
This was the first meeting between Khaleda and Alison Blake since the new British High Commissioner arrived in Dhaka in January this year.
Talking to reporters after the meeting, Sabihuddin Ahmed said it was an introductory and courtesy call on of the British envoy with the BNP chief.