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More Indian aid for Rohingyas to arrive soon

Staff Correspondent

25 September, 2017 12:00 AM printer

More Indian
aid for Rohingyas
to arrive soon

Bangladesh Army distributes relief materials among Rohingyas at a camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday.-ISPR photo

The next consignment of Indian humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees is set to reach the Chittagong port in the next two or three days.
The relief material is now being loaded on the Indian Naval Ship INS Gharial at Kakinada Port in Andhra Pradesh of India.

The humanitarian aids include rice, pulse, sugar, salt, cooking oil, ready to eat noodles, tea, biscuits, mosquito nets and so.  

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla is expected to hand over the consignment to the representative of Bangladesh government.

Around 430,000 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh in the last three weeks since August 25.

Bangladesh already hosted 400,000 Rohingyas in the last three decades and currently the total number of Myanmar nationals living in Bangladesh has crossed 830,000.