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Swedish team in Cox's Bazar to visit Rohingya camp

  • Published at 11:11 pm September 16th, 2019
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A six-member delegation from Sweden in Cox's Bazar to visit the Rohingya camp on Monday, September 16, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Representatives set to visit Ukhiya Rohingya camp on Tuesday

A six-member delegation from Sweden reached Cox's Bazar on Monday afternoon to visit the Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar.

Additional Superintendent of Police Md Iqbal Hossain in Cox's Bazar confirmed their arrival on Monday.

Swedish Ambassador in Dhaka, Charlotta Schlyter, head of Department for Asia and the Pacific in the Swedish ministry for foreign affairs, Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin and four others sat in a meeting with Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mahbub Alam Talukder in his office at 5pm.

The team also sat in meetings with representatives of various other organizations including the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. 

The Swedish representatives are scheduled to visit the Ukhiya Rohingya camp on Tuesday morning and leave the district at 3pm the same day.