Tags : Rohingya

Rohingyas, stranded Pakistanis exerting economic pressure on Bangladesh: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called the displaced Rohingyas and stranded Pakistanis as burden for Bangladesh, saying they are putting pressure on country’s economy. “Three years have already passed after Rohingyas influx in Bangladesh andit’s a burden for us,” she said. The prime minister said this while newly appointed ambassador of theNetherlands to Bangladesh […]Read More

Crucial MoU on UN’s operational engagement in Bhasan Char signed

Bangladesh and the United Nations (UN) signed a formal document Saturday, ending a long wait for a much-sought UN engagement at Bhasan Char on the humanitarian front to support the Rohingyas there, reports UNB. Secretary for the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, Md Mohsin and United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) signed the […]Read More

Rohingya repatriation and the blame game

The killing of Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah has brought to the forefront once again the uncertainty about repatriation of the refugees. However, obviously the discussions at the moment focus on proper and speedy investigations of the killing. Then there is the question of security at the camps. The talks on repatriation which haven’t been started […]Read More

Keeping Rohingyas in Bangladesh seemingly a business to some: PM

“It seems that some people are benefitting from the presence of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh,” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said in response to a question during a media briefing. She was briefing the media virtually — from Gono Bhaban — about her recently-concluded visit to United States to attend the 76th United Nations General […]Read More

Momen calls UK’s Covid red-listing unfair, discriminatory

The UK government is doing a disservice to its own citizens, says the minister Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has reiterated Bangladesh’s call to remove it from the UK’s red-listed countries with travel restrictions terming their decision “unfair and discriminatory”.  He made the remark while talking to a group of journalists at his office […]Read More