Bangladesh Plans to Move Rohingya Refugees to Island in the South

Bangladesh plans to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees who have spent years in camps near the Burmese border to a southern island.
The government has started planning the move to Hatiya Island in the Bay of Bengal in a plan backed by the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, according to a government official, Amit Kumar Baul.
Baul, the head of the government’s Myanmar refugee cell said, “The relocation of the Rohingya camps will definitely take place.” He also added, “So far, informal steps have been taken according to the PM’s directives.”



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