Rohingya crisis: China to play 'constructive role' – Envoy

Rohingya crisis: China to play ‘constructive role’ – Envoy


Dhaka, Sept 25 – China wants to play a “constructive role” in resolving the Rohingya crisis as soon as possible.
“We sincerely hope this issue will be settled as soon as possible and China is willing to play a constructive role to this end,” Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang said on Monday evening.While addressing a reception at the Chinese Embassy marking the 68th founding anniversary of China, he said some 150 tonnes of relief materials from China will reach Chittagong within a couple of days.
It is expected that the relief materials will reach Chittagong on September 28, said an official.
The ambassador highly appreciated Bangladesh’s humanitarian assistance to the Rohingyas in Bangladesh. “We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the large number of refugees in Cox’s Bazar,” he said.
Over 430,000 Rohingyas arrived in Bangladesh since August 25.
The Ambassador said Bangladesh and China are developing countries with a large population and two countries have many things in similar.
“I am convinced that the hardworking Chinese and Bangladeshi will realise their respective dream and surely closer cooperation will serve this purpose,” he added.
Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu attended the function as the chief guest and laid emphasis on efforts to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between Bangladesh and China.
Cabinet members, Prime Minister’s advisers, diplomats, political leaders, civil society members and senior journalists were present.
Performers from Bangladesh and China participated in an hour-long eye-catching acrobatic show. – UNB


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