• Thursday, Aug 06, 2020
  • Last Update : 06:29 pm

Malaysian PM demands trial of atrocities on Rohingyas

  • Published at 11:19 pm October 25th, 2019
sheikh hasina mahathir
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets with Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad at the Baku Congress Centre in Azerbaijan on Friday, October 25, 2019 Focus Bangla

Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque briefed reporters after the meeting

Demanding trial for the atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar, Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad on Friday said Malaysia and other Asean nations would continue to do whatever is necessary to solve the Rohingya crisis.

“I think that a genocide was committed against the Rohingyas in Myanmar, and its trial should be held,” he said during a bilateral meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Baku Congress Centre in Azerbaijan, on the sidelines of the 18th NAM Summit.

Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque briefed reporters after the meeting, reports BSS.

Mahathir further said the members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean), which includes Malaysia, would continue their efforts to find a solution to the Rohingya crisis.

He told Sheikh Hasina that Malaysia would continue operation of its hospital in Cox’s Bazar, and asked her about Bhasan Char, where the Bangladesh government plans to relocate about 100,000 Rohingyas.

Sheikh Hasina apprised the Malaysian prime minister of different aspects of the island including its safety and security, the foreign secretary told reporters.

Simultaneously, the Bangladesh prime minister explained to him about the present state of the island.

The Malaysian prime minister said his government would continue to recruit more Bangladeshi workers.

He also talked about the safety and security of the Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia, Shahidul Haque said.

Terming Malaysia’s ties with Bangladesh as “very deep,” Mahathir assured that the Malaysian investment in Bangladesh would be boosted further.

89
83
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail