The visiting delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has told BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia that their country is working to resolve Rohingya problem and ensure their safe return.
The CPC leaders came up with this assurance while a six-member delegation meet BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office on Thursday night.
CPC’s International Department Assistant Minister Wang Yajun led the team and meet Khaleda Zia around 7pm and held nearly an hour-long meeting with her.
During the meeting BNP chief discussed about the Rohingya problem and urged them to play the role of a mediator in resolving the Rohingya crisis.
Talking to reporters after the meeting, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said,
“She (Khaleda) told them (CPC delegation) that China can play the role of a mediator in resolving the Rohingya crisis.”
The BNP chief also requested the Chinese leaders to take effective steps so that Rohingyas can go back to their own country immediately, Fakhrul added.
In reply, he said, the CPC leaders said their country is working to resolve the problem and ensure a safe return of Rohingyas to their country by maintaining good relations with the two neighbouring countries.
Fakhrul said their chairperson hoped that the relations between China and Bangladesh will be consolidated further in the days to come.
Apart from Fakhrul, BNP standing committee member Mahbubur Rahman, chairperson’s advisers Reaz Rahman and Sabihuddin Ahmed were present at the meeting.