Thursday, 23rd September 2021

List of 50,000 Rohingyas handed over to Myanmar for verification

Cox Bazaar, Oct 15 (BAN/ AD): On Tuesday Delwar Hossain, director general (South East Asia wing) of the foreign ministry, handed over list of 55,000 Rohingya’s to Myanmar ambassador to Bangladesh U Lwin Oo at the former’s office. Prior to this Bangladesh had provided names of 55,000 Rohingyas to the Myanmar authorities.

The new list consists 50,506 Rohingyas, staying in different camps in Cox’s Bazar. Earlier, Bangladesh has provided about 55,000 Rohingya names in three phases.

FM Momen said “You see there are 11 lakh (1.1 million) Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar. We did not give them a full list in the last year. So we are hurrying a bit in providing the list now.” He added “There are also different rules in providing the lists like those based on families, so that it gets easy for them (Myanmar) to identify. They will accept them. So, we are giving them a new list.”

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