DHAKA: Jatiya Oikyafront on Monday (Dec 17) unveiled its manifesto, with 14 pledges, including cancellation of the Digital Security Act, continuation of war criminals’ trial and removal of the political vengeance and torture in police remand.
Dr Kamal Hossain, Chief of Jatiya Oikyafront unveiled the election manifesto in a press briefing at a city hotel this morning.
According to the manifesto, there will be no age limit for government jobs except police and the armed forces and no person will be Prime Minister for more than two terms.
Jatiya Oikyafront promised to run the country for the welfare of the nation by restoring freedom of expression and establishing balance in state power and decentralization.
In the manifesto, Dr Kamal also promised that there will be civil service quota only for the backward community of the country.
The alliance will bring changes in policies of power, energy, expatriate welfare, road safety and transportation, defense and police, foreign and combating climate changes if it comes to power.
BNP Secretary General and Jatiya Oikyafront leader Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal President ASM Abdur Rob, Krishak Sramik Janata League (KSJL) president Bangabir Kader Siddique, Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury, convener of Nagorik Oikya Mahmudur Rahman Manna, Gono Forum’s executive president Subrata Chowdhury, General Secretary Mostafa Mohsin Mantu and Presidium Member Reza Kibria were present at that time.
BDST: 1341 HRS, DEC 17, 2018