Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said a joint working group comprising agents from both Bangladesh and Myanmar will be formed by November 30 aimed at repatriating the Rohingyas to their homeland.
He said this after unveiling foundation stone of Araiani Police Camp at Nalitabari of Sherpur district.
“We, in our recent visit, signed an agreement with Myanmar to pave the way for forming a joint working group by November 30 with same number of representatives of both the countries to repatriate the Rohingyas,” he said.
The working group will be entrusted with the responsibility of deciding how and when the Rohingyas will be sent back to Rakhine state of Myanmar, he added. Local lawmaker Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury was present on the occasion.
The minister said that the top priority of the government is to ensure safety and security of the people and for this, the Prime Minister has increased manpower of police and procured modern equipments, and vehicles for them to maintain the law and order.
Among others, Engineer AKM Fazlul Huq, Divisional Commissioner GM Salah Uddin, District Council Chairman Humayun Kabir Ruman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Nibash Chandra Majhi and Police Super Rafiqul Islam Gani, were present on the occasion.