Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Dr. Md Monwar Hossain and diplomats from South Asia and South East Asia based in Yangon, Myanmar have visited the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Northern Rakhine state.
They were briefed by Myanmar Union Minister on post rehabilitation efforts and preparations for repatriation of displaced Myanmar nationals temporarily sheltered in Cox's Bazar.
Union Minister Ko Ko Hlaing, who is also Vice-Chair 1 of the Rakhine State Stability, Peace and Development Work Coordination Committee, visited Taungpyoletwal Reception Centre where they toured the repatriation facilities in Rakhine State's Maungdaw Township.
They also proceeded to South Kyeinchaung village, where the returnees will be resettled, to inspect the constructed homes and land plots, according to a Myanmar media report.
On arrival at the Hlaphoekhaung Transit Camp, they heard the report on preparations for the returnees regarding their temporary stays and humanitarian assistance.
The government wants to begin repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar this year.
Bangladesh has given a list of over 3,000 Rohingyas to Myanmar.
Bangladesh wants to make sure that families are not separated.
A Bangladesh delegation is visiting Myanmar now while a team from Myanmar will be here soon to talk to Rohingyas as part of confidence-building measures.
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