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Australia to support BD for resolving Rohingya crisis

 News Desk Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 08:02 PM, 28 April 2018  

Prime Minister Seikh Hasina met Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at his residence; Pic: UNB

Prime Minister Seikh Hasina met Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at his residence; Pic: UNB

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today (on Saturday) assured Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of continuing support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis.

Malcolm Turnbull made assurance at a meeting with Sheikh Hasina at his residence in Australia.

PM`s press secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting.

The Australian Prime Minister said his country will continue to put pressure on Myanmar for taking back their Rohingya nationals to their homeland.

The Bangladesh Prime Minister informed Turnbull of her government`s steps taken for giving temporary shelter to the Rohingyas in Bangladesh as well as her government`s future plans in this regard.

Both leaders discussed the issues of bilateral trade and investment and agreed to find out a viable means to boost their cooperation.

Ihsanul Karim said the Premier invited the Australian Prime Minister to visit Bangladesh and he accepted the invitation.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull he will visit Bangladesh at a mutually convenient time, he added.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali was also present at the meeting.

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