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Dhaka, June 10: The relocation of Rohingyas to Bhasanchar in Noakhali will begin again. They will be taken to Bhasanchar at the end of September. Disaster Management and Relief Ministry Secretary Md Mohsin made the remarks after a meeting on Thursday (June 10) at noon to discuss the relocation of Rohingya to Bhasanchar.
Dhaka, June 3: Following a meeting with Foreign Minister Dr Abdul Momen at the State Guest House Padma on Wednesday, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Rauf Mazao told reporters that the Bhasanchar shelter is much better than the Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar.
Dhaka, March 1: The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has expressed satisfaction over the physical infrastructure and other facilities provided by the Bangladesh government for the Rohingyas at Bhasan Char. A five-member high-level OIC delegation on Sunday visited the island town of Bhasan Char- which has been transformed into a model town with all the amenities for one lakh Rohingyas- 37 miles from the mainland, under Hatiya's administrative jurisdiction.
Dhaka, January 30: Singapore's First Gentleman Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee has sent gifts for Rohingya refugees in Bhashan Char, Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said on Friday.
Dhaka, December 29: The second group of Rohingya refugees reached Chittagong on their way from Cox's Bazar shelter to Bhasan Char island in Noakhali.
Dhaka, December 28: Bangladesh will move a second group of Rohingya refugees to the low-lying Bhashan Char island in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, officials said, despite calls by rights groups to stop the relocation on safety grounds.
Rohingya refugees feeling much better in Bhasan Char than in Cox's Bazar, says Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Chairman
Dhaka, December 10: Myanmar's displaced Rohingyas are a thousand times better in Bhasan Char island than in Cox's Bazar, Hafiz Ahmed Majumder, chairman of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, said. He added that if the international organizations understand the issue, they will accept it.
Bhashan Char: UN was not involved in Rohingya relocation due to their unrealistic conditions and negative propaganda, says Bangladesh
Dhaka, December 9: Due to the continuous negative propaganda, unrealistic conditions, unwavering position and non-cooperation of the UN agencies, it has not been possible to involve the organization in the process of relocating the Rohingyas to Bhasanchar.
Dhaka, December 5: The Bangladesh government has called on the international community not to "misinterpret" the sincere efforts to relocate Rohingyas' to Bhasan Char. The call came in a statement issued by the foreign ministry on Friday amid concerns from various organisations, including the United Nations, about the Rohingya relocation.
Dhaka, December 4: Bhasanchar has welcomed 1,642 Rohingyas who have taken refuge in Bangladesh after being displaced from Myanmar. When they arrived at noon on Friday (December 4), everyone's body temperature was measured as a precation to the coronavirus. After washing their hands, they were taken to their residence by car from the jetty. The members of the navy helped the children to move there. Many Rohingyas have expressed relief on reaching the island.
Dhaka, December 3: A group of Rohingyas who took refuge in Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox's Bazar are relocating to Bhasanchar voluntarily. On Thursday (December 3) at noon, the group left for the new island in 10 buses.
Dhaka, December 3: Various domestic and foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are working alongside the government for the development of the Rohingya community who have taken refuge in Bangladesh after being displaced from Myanmar. It has been alleged that NGOs have been opposing the relocation of these displaced people to Bhasanchar. Recently, 22 NGOs have started working.
Dhaka, November 30: The Rohingyas, who were forcibly displaced in Cox's Bazar, will start relocating from Cox's Bazar to Bhasan Char in Noakhali on December 3 or 4. A five-member inspection and monitoring team from the Department of Health has been formed to inspect and monitor the management of medical services there during the relocation activities.
Dhaka, November 25: Three hundred Rohingya families from the crowded refugee camps in Cox's Bazar have volunteered to move to Bhasan Char islands. The overall population of these families is in the thousands. They will be taken there after completing all the procedures.