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Monday, February 16, 2015, Falgun 4, 1421 BS, Robi-Us-Sani 26, 1436 Hijr

Violence must end, says Canadian envoy
Published : Monday, 16 February, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 28

Canadian High Commission in Dhaka Beno?t-Pierre Laramée on Sunday said there must be an end to the ongoing violence as it is hurting the economy and people with an added impact on Bangladesh's image.
 "We're seeing the terrible impact on the Bangladeshis and the country. This is truly unacceptable," Laramée told a press conference while responding to a question from UNB mentioning its impact on the economy.
Laramee said all the businesspeople like stability and peace to do their investment and mentioned that these are the conditions to increase Canadian investment in Bangladesh.
Canada Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CanCham) President Masud Rahman, among others, spoke at the press conference. The Canadian diplomat reiterated that there must be an end to the 'current situation' because this will eventually add an impact on Bangladesh's image.
"I'm also very saddened and distressed when I see the sufferings of the victims. These victims are certainly the most vulnerable people.  There must be an end to violence and there must be a creation of peaceful political space."
He said they know that the economic and social development have some foundations that are built on democracy, respect of human rights, good governance and peace.    ?UNB

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