Bangladesh deeply frustrated over UN’s role on Rohingya issue
Published: 01:14 AM, 18 September 2020 Updated: 01:16 AM, 18 September 2020
Bangladesh is deeply disappointed with the role of the United Nations in the Rohingya issue, said Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen at an international webinar on Thursday.
Masud Bin Momen said, “We want a more transparent and efficient United Nations, where the United Nations will play a more responsible role in any case of emergency. However, we are very disappointed with the role of the United Nations in resolving the Rohingya issue.”
In particular, the United Nations needs a more responsible role in the welfare of the people, not in the state of emergency. Because there is frustration among many about the role of the UN - speakers at the webinar session gave this opinion.
Former Foreign Secretary and Senior Fellow of North South University Mohammad Shahidul Haque conducted the function.
The webinar on ‘The UN in Time of People’s Needs: Rethinking Multilateralism’ was organized by North South University’s Center for Peace Studies and the United Nations Bangladesh.
It is to be noted that Bangladesh is currently hosting over 1.1 million Rohingyas, who have been fled away following a military assassination in their homeland in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.