Bangladesh can’t cope up Rohingya influx: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said it is not possible for Bangladesh to cope up with the influx of Myanmar’s Rohingya refuges.


The Minister came up with the observation while speaking to the newsmen after visiting ailing Bangabir Kader Siddique, Bir Uttam, at the BSMMU, BSS reports.


“A crisis situation has already been prevailing in the bordering areas of Myanmar,” he told adding Bangladesh government has been considering the Rohingya crisis in humanitarian ground.


“Now the government’s policy will be protesting strongly against the ‘Rohingya pushing’. Diplomatic steps are underway at different international forums including United Nations and Human Rights Watch,” the minister added.


Earlier, Bangabir Kader Siddique was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on September 3 due to dengue fever, diabetes and other ailments.


He has been receiving treatment under Professor ABM Abdullah, Medicine Faculty Dean of BSMMU.


BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan was present on the occasion.

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