Govt seeks global support to ensure inhabitable features, basic rights for Rohingyas

Govt seeks global support to ensure inhabitable features, basic rights for Rohingyas

The government has called on the international organisations including the UNHCR to be more active to ensure all inhabitable arrangements and fundamental rights for the Rohingya people forcibly displaced from Myanmar.

Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus made the call at a meeting with Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Heads of delegations of various international organizations held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka today.

Dr Ahmad Kaikaus presided over the meeting that was convened to discuss the Rohingya issue.

The meeting was informed that the government has taken initiative to shift more eighty thousand Rohingyas staying at various camps in Cox’s bazar to Bhashanchar within the shortest possible time.

In this regard, the meeting was also informed that more than 18 thousand Rohingyas have already been taken to Bhashanchar, while process are on to shift the remaining soon.

At the meeting, the Principal Secretary said, the government is doing everything possible to ensure all basic needs of the Rohingyas including better livable places for them.

PMO Secretary Tofazzal Hossain Miah and Secretaries concerned attended the meeting.

Besides, Ambassadors and High Commissioners of various countries including the USA, UK, Japan, Australia, France, Canada and Netherlands as well as Heads of delegations of international organisations like European Union and UNHCR joined the meeting.

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