UN human rights chief to visit Dhaka
Published: 11:12 AM, 13 August 2022 Updated: 11:13 AM, 13 August 2022
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit to Dhaka on Sunday. Bachelet's will visit for five days to see human rights situation in the country at the invitation of the Bangladesh government.
A release of UN Human Rights headquarters in Geneva said Michelle Bachelet will visit Bangladesh from Sunday to Wednesday was at the Dhaka government's invitation. It will be the first official visit by a UN human rights chief.
During her visit to the capital Dhaka, the UN rights chief is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other ministers.
The high commissioner will also travel to Cox's Bazar where she will be able to visit camps housing Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and meet with refugees, officials and non-governmental organisations.
Shahriar Alam, State Minister of Foreign Affairs said that during Michelle Bachelet's five-day visit, the government will highlight the achievements of Bangladesh in the field of human rights . she will see our progress and know the challenges. We are looking forward to this visit.