Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, MP said more Rohingyas are now showing interest to go to Bhasanchar as they feel comfortable and secure there due to steps taken by the government for their comfort and safety, reports BSS.
“A good number of Rohingyas, who have been forcibly displaced from their motherland Rakhine state by Myanmar Army over three years ago, are now showing interest to go to Bhasan Char from Cox’s Bazar, as the government has taken steps to ensure their safety and comfort,” he said.
The minister made the remarks this afternoon while inaugurating Bhasan Char police station set up to ensure security of Rohingyas as well as maintain law and order in the locality.
Over one million Rohingyas have been living in different camps under Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar since 25 August 2017 when they were displaced by Myanmar Army.
Ayesha Ferdous, lawmaker of Noakhali constancy-6, was present at the function as special guest.
Inspector general of Bangladesh Police Benazir Ahmed, Md Mustafa Kamal Uddin, senior secretary of Department of Security Services, the home ministry and Md Anwar Hossain, DIG, Chittagong Range and deputy commissioner of the district, among others, were present at the inaugural ceremony presided over by superintendent of police Md Alamgir Hossain.