US Congressional delegation lauds Bangladesh govt over handling Rohingya issue

The visiting US Congressional delegation led by Senator Jeffrey Alan Merkley on Sunday underscored that the delegation came to Bangladesh to bring the attention of the United States as well as the international community on the Rohingya issue was looking forward to their successful repatriation to Myanmar.


The delegation leader said he was impressed by the initiatives undertaken by the Bangladesh government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to mobilise support for the Rohingyas.


The delegation expressed their gratitude towards the government of Bangladesh on the humanitarian assistance it is providing to the Rohingyas.


They discussed the Rohingya issue during their meeting with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali in a city hotel on Saturday evening, said the Foreign Ministry here on Sunday.

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