BNP wants army to distribute relief among Rohingyas

17 Sep,2017

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Accusing the government of having failed to ensure proper management to tackle Rohingya crisis, BNP on Sunday called upon it to engage army for the proper distribution of relief materials among Rohingya refugees.

At a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, the party also urged the government to forge a national unity instead of doing politics and indulging in mudslinging to give humanitarian assistance to Rohingyas and tackle the situation.

“Myanmar has launched an onslaught on humanity by carrying out persecution on its own citizens Rohingya in Rakhine state and forcing them to leave their country. The UNDP chief here has told me the number of Rohingya refugees crossed one million, creating a perilous situation,” said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

He said the government should have taken steps to unite the entire nation and create a national unity through discussions with all political parties, professional bodies and others carry out relief activities to face the serious challenge.

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