Minister of the Interior: repatriation of Rohingya will begin soon


Minister also hopes Bangladesh will become a developing country by 2040

Interior Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said efforts were being made to repatriate Rohingya refugees staying in Bangladesh.

“We hope that the repatriation process will start very soon at the international level,” he said.

He made the remarks following an exchange of views meeting regarding the overall progress of the Matarbari Deep Water Port Project and the Maheshkhali Coal Fired Power Plant in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday afternoon.

The Minister said: “Several megaprojects of the current government, including the Cox’s Bazar International Airport project and the railway line project, are underway. The safety of these projects is our overall responsibility. Security will be further enhanced in the future.


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He hoped that Bangladesh would become a developing country by 2040. “We must work together to achieve this goal,” he added.

Previously, when he landed at the coal-fired power plant’s helipad around 11 a.m., he was received by senior officials, including local MP Asheq Ullah Rafique.

During the visit, the Minister was accompanied by Secretary of the Council of Ministers Khandker Anwarul Islam, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Benazir Ahmed, Director General of BGB, Major General Md Shafinul Islam, deputy Asheq Ullah and additional IGP (Special Section) Md Monirul Islam among others.

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