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Dhaka, Sept 22: Visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders of Bangladesh and Myanmar has been restored under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Visa Services between the two countries.
Dhaka, May 19: Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Seheli Sabrin, said that the visit of the Myanmar delegation to Bangladesh is being delayed due to the cyclone.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 31: A flag meeting was held at the level of the Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) and Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) captains at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar. At this time, the battalion commander of the country's border guard force (BGP) expressed sorrow over the recent incidents including the firing of mortal shells and bullets on the Bangladesh border amid the ongoing conflict inside Myanmar.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 12: The sound of shelling and multiple mortar shell explosions inside Myanmar was heard at the Tumbru border of Ghumdhum union of Naikxyongchari Upazila of Bandarban. After a pause for the last few weeks, the sound of heavy explosions was heard from Monday (October 10) afternoon to Tuesday (October 11) at 11 pm. At this time panic spread across the border.
Dhaka: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the ambassadors and high commissioners of non-ASEAN countries working in Dhaka to inform them about Myanmar's military activities on the border. However, the Chinese ambassador Li Ji Ming did not participate in it.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said after a high-level meeting in the context of repeated mortar shelling from Myanmar on the territory of Bangladesh, "We made the country independent by fighting, we do not count anyone." He also commented that everyone including the army is always prepared to deal with any situation.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 20: Bangladesh has brought up the latest developments on the Myanmar border to the diplomats stationed in Dhaka of ASEAN, a regional alliance of Southeast Asian countries. Diplomats were also informed about the concern of Dhaka due to these incidents.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 20: A decision will be taken soon by the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to address the repeated mortar shelling on Bangladeshi territory due to the conflict between rebel groups and the Myanmar army. Bangladesh being a peaceful country never wants peace to be disturbed.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 19: Although Bangladesh has been alerted by repeated mortar shelling on the territory of Bangladesh due to the conflict between the rebel groups and the Myanmar army, Dhaka is not thinking of deploying the army on the border. However, the army and other forces as well as agencies have been asked to be alert about the overall situation.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 17: Four mortar shells fired by the Myanmar Army landed at Tambru Konarpara border in Naikshyongchari of Bandarban. A young man in the Rohingya camp on the zero line was killed, while six others, including a Rohingya child, were injured.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 10: For the third time, a bullet fired from Myanmar has reached Bangladesh. However, no casualty occurred in this incident.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 2: Due to the conflict between government forces and rebels inside Myanmar, precautionary measures have been taken to prevent anyone from crossing the border into Bangladesh. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and other law enforcement agencies have been directed to be on high alert.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 30: Bangladesh has summoned Myanmar's ambassador to Dhaka, Aung Kyaw Moe, and lodged a strong protest over the mortar shelling. Days ago two mortar shells fired from Myanmar landed in the Bandarban border in Bangladesh. A note verbale has also been given to the ambassador in this regard.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 29: Two mortar shells landed from Myanmar on Sunday in Ghumdhum area of Bandarban near Zero Point of the border. Around 3 pm, two mortar shells fell near Tumbru North Masjid in Ghumdhum Union of Naikshyongchari. Although there were no casualties, panic spread among the locals. Bangladesh has decided to strongly protest this incident.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 24: Forty-one Bangladeshi nationals imprisoned in Myanmar have been repatriated.