Home Ministry sets up Rohingya Cell

Home Ministry sets up Rohingya Cell

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Dhaka – The home ministry has formed a ‘Rohingya cell’ headed by an additional secretary of the ministry to monitor the ongoing situation of Myanmar citizen who took shelter in Cox’s Bazar.Deputy Secretary (DS) of the public security division of the home ministry has issued a notification in this regard on Sunday.
According to the notification, additional secretary (political) of public security division Md Samsur Rahman will carry out duty as chief coordinator and joint secretary Md Shafiqur Rahman will discharge his duty as coordinator of the cell.
Besides them, three DSs Abu Hena Mostafa Zaman, Mohammad Faroque-Uz-Zaman and Manir Hossain Chowdhury will carry out their duties as ‘focal point’ of the cell, the notification added.
So far, at least 300,000 Rohingyas have entered into Bangladesh after the Myanmar military launched a crackdown following attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on 30 police posts and an army base on August 25.

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