Govt sincere for Bangladeshis stranded in India: Shahariar

Diplomatic Correspondent

30 March, 2020 12:00 AM printer

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahariar Alam assured to look into the wellbeing of the Bangladeshi nationals, who went India for medical treatment and stranded there due to the ongoing lockdown in the neighbouring country.

In a massage on his verified facebook post on Sunday, Md Shahariar Alam said, “We heard that some Bangladeshis are stranded in India and facing difficulties in staying there. Our embassy has already prepared a primary list.” Besides, the state minister asked the Bangladeshis those who have not informed yet to the mission.

He also advised the Bangladeshis to contact with the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi about number of the stranded Bangladeshis, their names, passport numbers and local cell phone numbers. Delhi mission phone number: 8595552495.

Shahariar Alam, in his post, said the government will take necessary measures after getting list of the Bangladeshis.

“We will try our best so that the local authorities look into your needs until we bring you back,” he said.

The state minister said those who want to return must give their consent that they would be kept at Ashkona Hajj camp in the capital and those are undergoing treatment be at Kurmitola or any other hospital for 14 days quarantine.