Misuse of law in Yunus case will hinder investment in Bangladesh: US

Last Updated on June 5, 2024 1:43 pm

Nobel laureate economist Dr. Concerned about the trial of Muhammad Yunus, the United States has warned Bangladesh about foreign investment. Dr. The United States has warned that if the law is misused against Yunus, Bangladesh’s rule of law will be questioned and foreign direct investment will be hindered.

The chief spokesman of the US State Department, Matthew Miller, gave this warning at a regular briefing on Tuesday.

In the regular briefing of the State Department, a journalist wants to know, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. Muhammad Yunus was entered into an iron cage in a courtroom in Bangladesh last Sunday and Dr. Yunus said – Today I have reached the peak of the cursed life. Due to democracy, rule of law and rampant corruption, billions of people in Bangladesh have similarly reached the peak of their cursed lives. We have seen US bans and visa disqualifications against former army and police chiefs. After the fraudulent election on January 7 last year, do you think these steps announced are enough to hold the ruling government accountable, or will you take more punitive steps to show solidarity with democracy-loving Bangladeshis?

Misuse of law in Yunus case will hinder investment in Bangladesh: US

In response, spokesman Miller said, Nobel laureate Dr. The United States continues to closely monitor the events that are happening in Bangladesh around Yunus’ case. I am worried because Dr. Harassment and intimidation of Yunus may be misuse of labor laws.

Reiterating the government’s warning, Miller said, “We are also concerned that imaginative misuse of labor and anti-corruption laws will call into question Bangladesh’s rule of law and deter foreign direct investment.” While the trial process is ongoing, we repeatedly call on the government of Bangladesh – Dr. Justice and transparency should be maintained in the trial of Yunus’ case.

Regarding the imposition of new sanctions, Miller said that he would not comment on the imposition of sanctions in advance.

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