OIC happy with facilities in Bhasan Char for Rohingyas

Diplomatic Correspondent

1 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed its satisfaction with the arrangement and physical infrastructure in Bhasan Char as well as the adequate facilities provided by the Bangladesh government for Rohingyas.

 A five-member OIC delegation, led by OIC Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Youssef Aldobeay, visited Bhasan Char in Noakhali and Kutupalong Rohingya Camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday.

During the visit to Bhasan Char, the OIC delegation discussed the overall situation of Myanmar’s displaced nationals living in the island with the relevant stakeholders, and also interacted with the Rohingya people, according to the Foreign Ministry.

Later, the OIC delegation visited the Kutupalong Rohingya camp and met Rohingyas.

During the visit, the OIC Assistant Secretary General lauded the government of Bangladesh for the continued humanitarian contributions and providing temporary shelter to the persecuted Myanmar nationals.

He expressed satisfaction with the physical infrastructure in Bhasan Char as well as the adequate facilities provided by the Bangladesh government for Rohingyas.

Youssef Aldobeay also reiterated OIC’s continued support for resolving this humanitarian crisis.

The OIC delegation members included Ibrahim Khairat, Special Representative of OIC Secretary General for Myanmar, El Habib Bourane, Director of Muslim Communities and Minorities, Department of Political Affairs, and officials from the OIC General Secretariat.

The Director General (Myanmar), Director General (International Organisations) and Director General (United Nations) along with other officials of the Foreign Ministry accompanied the OIC delegation during the daylong visit to the Rohingya camps.

 


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