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India stands beside Bangladesh on Rohingya crisis: Envoy Shringla

Statesman News Service | Dhaka |

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday assured Bangladesh of his country’s “diplomatic and humanitarian” support to resolve the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis.

Expressing deep concern over the influx of 4,80,000 rohingya refugees from violence-torn region of Myanmar, the Indian envoy said, “We are fully supportive of Bangladesh. We will continue to stand beside Bangladesh diplomatically and humanitarian way.”

The Indian high commissioner was speaking at a programme at Birdem auditorium in Dhaka.

India already sent some relief goods and will provide more for the Rohingya refugees took shelter in Cox’s Bazar camps, he added.

He also requested Indian hospitals to extend their emergency healthcare services to the injured and sick Rohingya people.

(The Daily Star)