Burmese envoy meets PM Sheikh Hasina

Burmese Ambassador to Bangladesh Myo Myint Than called on Hasina at her office and informed her of the latest situation in Arakan state, said PM’s Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad.



The Burmese government has set up a high-powered investigation commission to probe into the recent sectarian clash in Arakan state, The Burmese envoy told Prime Minister yesterday.

“The commission will find out the cause of the violence and recommend for necessary measures to avoid further incident,” the envoy more added.

The Burmese ambassador told Hasina that his government tackled the situation sincerely “which is now under control of the authorities”.

It is a great lie. The situation is not under the control of concerned authorities…So far, the concerned authorities such as—army, Nasaka, police, Hluntin accompanied by Rakhines committed persecution including  harassment, torture, extorted money, arbitrary arrest, looting , destroying mosques, burning shops, locking mosques,  committed rape, killing and relocated the villagers against the Rohingya community, said a politician from Maungdaw.

“PM Hasina said equal treatment to all people was the solution for peace.”

Bangladesh would also appreciate Burma’s acceptance of the MoU submitted by Bangladesh to import hydroelectric power from Rakhine and Chin states, Sheikh Hasina added.

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