• Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018
  • Last Update : 05:36 pm

Indonesian president to visit Rohingya camp Sunday

  • Published at 12:34 pm January 27th, 2018
Indonesian president to visit Rohingya camp Sunday
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who arrives in Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon, will visit the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar on Sunday. Widodo is scheduled to arrive around 4:10pm, an official told UNB. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will meet the Indonesian president at Sonargaon Hotel around 6:30pm on Saturday. President Abdul Hamid will host a dinner in honour of his Indonesian counterpart at Bangabhaban in the evening. On Sunday morning, the Indonesian president will visit the National Mausoleum at Savar to pay homage to the martyrs of the Liberation War. He will also visit Bangabandhu Museum at Dhanmondi to pay respect to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Widodo will have official talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office at 10am on Sunday. He will leave for Cox's Bazar to meet Rohingyas around 12:10pm President Widodo will leave Dhaka for Afghanistan on Monday morning. He will discuss bilateral, regional and global issues, including Rohingya crisis, during his Bangladesh visit. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Indonesia in 2015 and 2017, and invited the Indonesian president to visit Bangladesh. Last September, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi visited Dhaka and discussed the Rohingya issue.