Live Correspondent: The international community has assured Bangladesh of their support in facing the Rohingya refugee crisis, the foreign minister said on Sunday.
AH Mahmood Ali met ambassadors and diplomats representing the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Turkey, and EU countries on Sunday.
Representatives of various aid organisations were also present in the meeting at State Guest House Padma.
The foreign minister said the number of Rohingyas already in the country before the latest refugee wave stands at 400,000.
He added that another 300,000 have crossed over to Bangladesh after renewed violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
“All countries have praised Bangladesh for its role in this crisis. They have commended us for providing food, medical treatment and shelter for such a large number of people,” he added.
Dhaka, 10, Septembar, (campuslive24.com) /MH