High-profile OIC team visits Rohingya camps tomorrow
A high-level delegation including ministers from 58 countries will visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar tomorrow, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said today.
The ministers, state ministers, secretaries and high officials of 57member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Canadian foreign minister and prime minister's special envoy to Myanmar will take part in the visit, Bangladesh foreign ministry sources said.
The foreign minister disclosed details about the delegation's visit at a press conference organised to give an outline of the upcoming 45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers to be held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka from May 5 to 6.
The theme of the conference will be 'Islamic Values for Sustainable Peace, Solidarity and Development', the foreign minister said.
He hoped that around 40 ministers and state ministers among the 500 delegates will take part in this year's conference in Dhaka.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the conference, he said.
At the conference, there will be a special session on the on-going Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh, Mahmood Ali said.