Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia has congratulated Lutfur Rahman, a Bangladeshi British, on his being elected executive mayor of London’s Tower Hamlets.

“On behalf of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and on my own behalf, I extend to you warm congratulations on your election as the executive mayor of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets,’ the BNP chief said on Wednesday in a letter, sent to Lutfur.

BBN/SSR/AD-28Oct10-11:15 am (BST)