Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has sought Commonwealth solidarity for smooth repatriation of the Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State.
Leading the Bangladesh delegation in the 21st Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ meeting (CFAMM) virtually, he urged Commonwealth to assist in persuading the government of Myanmar to follow their commitments.
Foreign Minister Dr Momen highlighted the current impasse over the FDMNs voluntary repatriation to Myanmar and their partial relocation to Bhashan Char.
He also sought efforts to boost-up intra-Commonwealth trade, ensure vaccine equity and result-oriented climate action.
Commonwealth leaders have commended Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s humanitarian role in taking bold decision to give shelter to a huge number of Forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals (FDMN) and thus saving thousands of innocent lives.
They also appreciated her leadership of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF).
They made these comments during the 21st Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ meeting (CFAMM) held virtually in London on Thursday.
The Foreign Minister informed the Commonwealth leaders of the initiatives undertaken as the Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) .