Rohingyas’ repatriation basic to South Asian equilibrium

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13th February, 2019 12:56:29 printer

Rohingyas’ repatriation basic to South Asian equilibrium

The international community must keep Myanmar under pressure to let the Rohingyas in to maintain stability in South Asia, said participants at a roundtable discussion.


The roundtable ‘Rohingya Crisis-Global Challenge’ was arranged by the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB) at its office in Kakrail.


“Quick repatriation is required to minimise socio-economic loss to the state and to ward off internal and external challenges in future. This is rather a global challenge than an internal …The government is looking for a solution to end the crisis soon,” said Md. Delwar Hossain, the Director

General of the South Asian Desk of the Foreign Ministry, while speaking as chief guest.


Delwar said that Bangladesh has established an instance of humanity in the world by sheltering the persecuted Rohingyas despite its many limitations.


Presided over by Dr. Md Jasim Uddin, Deputy Managing Director of Palli Karma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF), the main article was jointly presented by Law Professor Christine Jubb and Dr. Mohsin Habib of International Business Programme of Swinburne University, Australia.


Chairman of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Dhaka University, Principal of Technical Teachers’ Training College and Dhaka Polytechnic Institute were, among others, present at the meeting.