Rohingya Crisis: European Commissioner due Tuesday

2021-10-25, 6:51pm Diplomacy

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European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic arrives here on Tuesday to discuss ways of further cooperation on humanitarian issues.

Dhaka, Oct 25 :  European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic arrives here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to see the situation at Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar and discuss ways of further cooperation on humanitarian issues.

His visit will focus on DG ECHO (European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations)-supported activities.

It includes visits to the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar and disaster preparedness initiatives in Dhaka and surrounding areas.

He will meet senior government figures, including Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said the Embassy of the European Union in Bangladesh.

ECHO has delivered almost 30 million euro in support to Bangladesh so far this year.

Bangladesh is hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar and Bhasan Char, reports UNB.