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No unregistered Rohingya in Bangladesh now: Minister

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Wednesday 11 July, 2018 07:05:15 pm

No unregistered Rohingya in Bangladesh now: Minister

Sangsad Bhaban, Jul 11 (UNB) – Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday told Parliament that there is no unregistered Rohingya in Bangladesh.

“Some 11,18,576 forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingyas) who entered Bangladesh have already been brought under the biometric registration. At present, there’s no unregistered Rohingya in Bangladesh,” he said.

The minister said this while replying to a question from Awami League MP Mohibur Rahman Manik (Sunamganj-5).

Asaduzzaman said there are stations for biometric registration of newly born babies of Rohingya nationals who stay in Bangladesh.

In reply to another question from Awami League MP Jahan Ara Begum Surma (Women Seat-32), the Home Minister said some 1,596 people condemned to death are in different jails of the country as of July 1, 2018.

Of them, 43 are women, Asaduzzaman told the House.