Won’t let Rohingyas become a forgotten crisis, says US Asst Secy Noyes
Visiting US Assistant Secretary of the US Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Julieta Valls Noyes today said the United States, together with its international partners, will not allow Rohingyas to become a "forgotten crisis".
She made the comment today after meeting UN agencies working on the ground. Noyes thanked all partners who work tirelessly to improve conditions of Rohingya refugees and to advance their rights.
The US assistant secretary will also meet government officials to express US' gratitude for their generosity in hosting Rohingya and other refugees fleeing the worsening humanitarian crisis in Myanmar.
Noyes is here on a five-day visit to Bangladesh which started on December 3 and will end on December 7.
Noyes also appreciated the role of the US Embassy in Dhaka.
"I'm always impressed and humbled by the hard work performed every day by our US Embassies. US Embassy Dhaka is no exception. Thank you Ambassador Peter Haas and all your team for your diligence, consistency, and unwavering advocacy for those in need," she said.