Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Ambassador made a remark that for the permanent solution to Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh besided bilateral actions need international community’s urgent action. At the event titled ‘Strengthening of the Coordination of Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Assistance of the United Nations, including Special Economic Assistance held in UN’s headquarter in New York, the remarks were made.While pointing toward Bangladesh government’s continued engagement with the authorities of Myanmar, the Ambassador said, “We stress that Bangladesh can bilaterally address only perhaps the issue of the possible voluntary repatriation of the Rohingya to Myanmar, but all related larger questions and issues would have to be addressed by Myanmar with the international community’s continued support and monitoring on behalf of the Rohingya”.He also urged to donor countries to respond to the increasing and pressing needs for resources identified by the concerned humanitarian actors, in spirit of sharing responsibility and burden.
Ambassador Masud reiterated Bangladesh’s appreciation for humanitarian assistance that has been provided so far. Also, he pledged made in response to the UN revised response plan to the tune of $434 million for the first six-month period – reports The Daily Star.
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