Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will seek stronger role from China in addressing the Rohingya crisis during her visit to the country from July 1 to 5, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said today.
"We will tell the Chinese president that if the Rohingyas continue to stay, Chinese investments in Bangladesh and Myanmar will be affected," he said.
He was speaking at a press conference ahead of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming China visit at the foreign ministry this afternoon.
“PM Hasina is a very strong diplomat and we hope that this visit will make a big difference,” he added.
During the visit the PM will meet with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang. She will also address at the World Economic Forum.
During the visit China and Bangladesh will sign eight MOUs and agreements on power, loan, technical cooperation, investment, and cultural exchange.
A delegation of top businessmen will accompany during her visit to china, the minister said.