Answering queries on the Rohingya issue, he said India has sent relief material to Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

“We’re aware of the Rohingya issue. There’s a global appreciation of Bangladesh’s role in giving them refuge. We have also provided financial help. In the future, whatever assistance is required the government of India will give,” he said.

We’re aware of the Rohingya issue. There’s a global appreciation of Bangladesh’s role in giving them refuge. We have also provided financial help. In the future, whatever assistance is required the government of India will give
Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Indian foreign secretary

Kwatra said India supports all “those efforts which ensure safe, steady and quick repatriation to Myanmar”.

Bangladesh has in the past faced a big influx of Rohingya from Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

Answering a query about minorities in Bangladesh, Kwatra said there is a continuous conversation between the two countries and Bangladesh government, privately and in public, has conveyed that they are committed to the safety of minorities.

Kwatra said during the visit, an MoU was signed between the Prasar Bharti and Bangladesh Television (BTV) on cooperation in broadcasting.

He said a MoU was signed between India and Bangladesh in 2019 concerning Doordarshan and Bangladesh TV.

“This MoU has been working satisfactorily between the two countries and has been extended for three years,” Kwatra said.

Seven MoUs have been signed between India and Bangladesh during the visit of Sheikh Hasina to India.

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