Create ‘conditions’ for safe return of Rohingyas: UN

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MNA Exclusive Desk: The United Nations Resident Coordinator to Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Wednesday reiterated the UN call insisting Myanmar on creating ‘conditions’ for safe return of the Rohingyas to their homeland from Bangladesh.

“For the solutions to the problems, first and foremost the Myanmar authority will have to create conditions for Rohingya population to return home with safety and same rights which any other citizen of Myanmar is entitled to,” she told the inaugural session of a two-day national conference at the Dhaka University Senate Bhaban here.

She said: “The international community also has the responsibility to protect the Rohingya population from the risks of further atrocity crimes”.

Dhaka University International Relations Department is hosting the conference.

DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman addressed the inaugural session as the chief guest. International Relations Professor Imtiaz Ahmed presented a keynote paper while DU Center for Genocide Studies Director Professor Delwar Hossain, Social Sciences Faculty Dean Professor Sadeka Halim and International Relations Department Chairman Professor Ehsanul Haque were present, among others.