Working on taking back Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh: Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday said her government has begun to work on taking back those who crossed over to Bangladesh from Rakhine state.
Naypyidaw: Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday said her government has begun to work on taking back those who crossed over to Bangladesh from Rakhine state to escape a military crackdown.
The Myanmar State Counsellor and head of the ruling party made the statement during a meeting with Bangladesh home minister Asaduzzaman Khan, bdnews24 reported.
A 10-member delegation led by the Bangladesh minister attended the hour-long discussion with Suu Kyi, said home ministry spokesman Sharif Mahmud Apu.
Suu Kyi also spoke of adopting the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Commission. The visiting minister, on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, invited Suu Kyi to visit Bangladesh.
She agreed – "at a time convenient to both countries".
More than half a million members of the Rohingya Muslim minority have fled to Bangladesh since the start of a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Mahmudullah Riyad hits unbeaten 43 as hosts win by six wickets to claim T20I series
New Zealand were bowled out for 93 and Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad hit an unbeaten 43 as his side reached 96 for four with five balls to spare. Victory gave Bangladesh an unbeatable 3-1 series lead.
Skipper Tom Latham's unbeaten 50 and a 24-ball 41 by opener Finn Allen guided New Zealand to 161-5, a total they defended by restricting Bangladesh to 134-8.
The 22-year-old, who made his international debut this year, tested positive for the infectious disease 48 hours after arriving in Dhaka last week.