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Turkey to continue support to Rohingyas, improve economic ties with Bangladesh


OurtimeBD.com
20.12.2017

Sofian Khan

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday expressed his country’s intention to improve the existing strong trade and economic relations further with Bangladesh, and assured of their continuing support to the Rohingyas living in Bangladesh.”We’ve discussed what we can do to improve our economic and trade relations,” said the Turkish PM mentioning Bangladesh a dynamic nation with nearly 7% growth over the past few years.After a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Turkish PM highly appreciated Hasina’s diplomacy over the Rohingya issue and Bangladesh’s support to the displaced people. He said MoU was signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar on 23rd November which will make Rohingyas’ return to their home soon.”We’ve reiterated our commitment to work closely and support each other on bilateral and international issues of mutual concern, including the issue of forcibly displaced Rohingya people from Myanmar,” said Sheikh Hasina. “We hope to have Turkey by our side in the course of our journey towards development,” the Premier added.She thanked the Turkish PM for his visit and his plans to visit the Rohingya camps on Wednesday.


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