US assures assistance in Rohingya repatriation
Officials of the United States have reiterated their commitment to stand beside Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis permanently.
The assurance was given to Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in a meeting with US senior official and lawmaker in Washington, said a press release of yesterday.
US Senator Christopher Murphy assured to remain beside Bangladesh in dealing the crisis, said the press release of Bangladeshi embassy in Washington.
USAid Administrator Ambassador Mark Green said the solution of Rohingya crisis lies in Myanmar and stressed on pressurising Burma for taking their people back.
He reassured that a peaceful resolution to the issue is not just Bangladesh's concern, rather it is a responsibility of the global community.
Minister Momen briefed about relocation of one lac Rohingyas from Cox's Bazar to Bhashanchar, saying that Rohingyas will have a livelihood opportunity there.