Malaysian HR minister calls on FM

Diplomatic Correspondent

24 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh has asked Malaysia to remain proactive in the ASEAN platform to convince Myanmar for creating a environment for a safe, dignified and sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen made the call during a courtesy call of the visiting Malaysian Minister for Human Resources M Kulasegaran at the Foreign Ministry on Sunday.

Momen thanked Malaysia for their continued support both internationally and regionally with reference to the Rohingya crisis.

He also appreciated Malaysia’s condemnation of atrocities committed against the Rohingya people of Rakhine State of Myanmar and its bold actions in support of persecuted Rohingyas.

The Malaysian Minister assured to remain engaged on the issue and continue Malaysia’s support for a durable solution to the crisis.

Foreign Minister Momen thanked Malaysian Government for employing around 280,000 Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia during 2017-2018 under G2G Plus process.

He requested Malaysian government to regularise the undocumented Bangladeshis staying in Malaysia as the migrant workers can immensely contribute to both local and home economies.