Rohingya Issue

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Asean Summit and the Rohingya issue

This year's Asean Summit ended on November 15 with the commitment to forge cooperation for peace, security and development. Asean and other world leaders attending the summit also pledged to...

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Rohingya Issue: FM briefs envoys of Myanmar's neighbours

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali yesterday met with envoys of the four countries sharing borders with Myanmar to discuss the

October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017

Case for a UN Interim Administration in Rakhine

The situation has been further aggravated by the fact that host Bangladesh is itself a poor country, with a high population density, and that the country's southeast region is not the most...

October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017

Rohingyas in Bangladesh: Myanmar proposes taking them back

Myanmar yesterday formally proposed taking back the Rohingyas sheltered in Bangladesh but offered no specifics on how the repatriation of such a massive refugee population should take place. ...

October 3, 2017
October 3, 2017

'We stand for mankind'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said people will eat one meal a day and share another with the distressed Rohingyas, if necessary.

October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017

Dhaka wants peaceful resolve of Rohingya issue: FM

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says Bangladesh wants peaceful resolve of the Rohingya issue soon in line with the five-point proposal made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the recently concluded...

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

Sheikh Hasina new star of East: Khaleej Times

A leading daily newspaper of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) highly appreciates Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her humane approach on the Rohingya issue, dubbing her as the "new...

September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

Suu Kyi's first public speech

Needless to say that Myanmar's state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi's much awaited public speech regarding the crisis in the Rakhine state is deeply disappointing. We are shocked that she has...

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

UK declares £25m aid for Myanmar violence victims

Britain announces an additional £25million aid to meet the urgent needs of the people in both Myanmar and Bangladesh affected by the violence in Rakhine state.

September 16, 2017
September 16, 2017

PM flies to NY today to join UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here today for New York to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).