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Armed forces to build border wall around Rohingya camp for security reasons

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 4th September, 2019 10:17:08 PM
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The armed forces will build barbed-wire fences or border wall around the Rohingya camp for security reasons, according to media report.

The parliamentary standing committee on defence ministry has agreed to the proposal of the armed forces.

A relevant meeting was held at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in the capital on Wednesday.

Mohammad Subid Ali Bhuiyan, chairman of the parliamentary standing committee preisided over the meeting while committee members Muhammad Faruk Khan, Md. Ilias Uddin Mollah, Md Motahar Hossain, Md Mahbubur Rahman and Nahid Izahar Khan and other officials concerned were present.

The meeting of the committee also emphasised on the security issue of the camp area.

Committee sources informed that the meeting presented a report on the activities of the army in the Rohingya camp area.

It is said that the army is assisting the civil administration in the area through seven camps.