Written by: Tanzim Taqrim Arnob
36th session of the human rights movement in Geneva on 19th January,Indian Ambassador Ragib K Chandar spoke about Rohingya crisis. He gave a speech on India’s position with Myanmar about the Rohingya crisis. He represented Rohingya issues recent position clearly. He admits Rohingya people are suffering from Myanmar’s violence. To save themselves three hundred thousand escaped to Bangladesh. He said, It is apparent that the only long term solution to the situation in Rakhine State is socio-economic and infrastructure development of the State. Such development would generate employment opportunities and economic activity that should have a positive impact on all the communities living in the State. It is with this understanding that we have recently agreed with Myanmar to provide financial and technical assistance for identified projects to be undertaken in Rakhine State in conjunction with the local authorities. Specifically, there was agreement to undertake both infrastructure and socio-economic projects, particularly in the spheres of education, health, agriculture and allied activities, agro-processing, community development, construction of small bridges, upgradation of roads, small power projects, livelihood activity, setting up of training centres, promotion of household crafts, conservation of environment and cultural heritage.