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China favours BD-Myanmar dialogue

BD seeks China's support to resolve Rohingya crisis

Published : Thursday, 7 December, 2017 at 5:43 PM Count : 244

China on Thursday encouraged 'dialogue and consultation' between Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis and appreciated progress made so far to that direction.

Assistant Minister, International Department, Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Wang Yajun made the remark after briefing the participants about the outcome of the CPC Congress in a city hotel.

He said China will continue to work not only to ensure peace and stability in Bangladesh and Myanmar, but also in the region as a whole.

The CPC leader also expressed satisfaction over the signing of an instrument between Bangladesh and Myanmar to repatriate Rohingyas living in Bangladesh.

Earlier, Awami League Presidium member Faruk Khan sought Chinese support and its influence on Myanmar to find a solution to Rohingya crisis soon.

He said solution to the Rohingya crisis is important since China is talking about peace in the region.

The former commerce minister was addressing at a thematic briefing on the 19th National Congress of the CPC in a city hotel.

The CPC leader laid emphasis on closer cooperation with Bangladesh under One Belt, One Road initiative.

He said the countries will work together for a brighter and promising future of the people of the two countries.

"Bangladesh is an important partner of China," he said adding that the dreams of Bangladesh and China are similar.

The Chinese leader said China is heading towards "strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious and beautiful China."

Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang moderated the briefing.

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