USAID administrator Green due Monday to meet Rohingyas

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

US official GreenUS Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Mark Green arrives in Dhaka on Monday to see the current Rohingya situation on the ground, reports UNB.

The USAID administrator will visit Rohingya camp on Tuesday.

He will be making a major announcement on Tuesday at the USAID funded WFP Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme facility at the Balukhali Rohingya Camp in Cox's Bazar.

Green will also visit Myanmar and Thailand until 23 May.

USAID senior deputy assistant administrator for Asia Gloria Steele and U.S. deputy assistant secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration ambassador Mark Storella will accompany administrator Green as part of the delegation.

While in Bangladesh and Myanmar, administrator Green plans to visit several sites where the U.S. government is providing humanitarian assistance to displaced Rohingya and affected host communities.

He will also meet with government of Bangladesh officials.

In Myanmar, the administrator will meet with civil-society representatives, students, and youth leaders, as well as government of Burma officials to discuss steps needed to address the crises in Rakhine state and violence in other areas of the country.

Green will visit Bangkok between 21and 22 May to meet with USAID mission directors from across Asia to discuss the implementation of the president's Indo-Pacific strategy.

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