Influential US Congressman and Chair of the
Home Committee on Overseas Affairs Gregory W Meeks has stated they are not looking for
to impose any sanctions in opposition to Bangladesh and there is a superb
relationship between the Washington and Dhaka.
“We wish to be sure that we aren’t (imposing any sanctions) in opposition to
Bangladesh and we’re nonetheless working with the federal government and folks of the
nation,” he advised a fundraising luncheon perform at a restaurant in New
York’s Queens space on Monday, in line with message acquired right here immediately.
Meeks, additionally an eminent lawyer, has been a US consultant of Democratic
Social gathering from New York since 1998, and serving because the chair of the Home
Committee on Overseas Affairs since 2021.
“We’re not placing any embargo in opposition to Bangladesh. The sanctions have been
imposed on some people of an organisation, not the complete organisation
… we’re trying into the state of affairs there,” he added.
Meeks additionally replied to a query a few vested quarter, from inside and
outdoors Bangladesh, who’s strongly lobbying for imposing sanctions in opposition to
extra officers and the politicians as nicely.
“However we won’t do it as per their phrases … it isn’t attainable, and we’ll
take proper steps after scrutinising all issues,” he stated.
Meeks stated that he’ll go to Bangladesh this 12 months to see the human rights
scenario and different points.
“Earlier than then, I’ll discuss to the State Division and Congress Sub-
Committee on the Asia-Pacific … if essential we’ll organize a listening to within the
Congress on Bangladesh points,” he stated.
Recognized for his compassionate and tenacious illustration of his
constituency, and his coalition-building expertise, Chairman Meeks proudly
serves the constituents of New York’s Fifth Congressional District, which is
a serious Bangladeshi American focus.
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