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1,642 Rohingyas on way to Bhasan Char as relocation begins

| Updated: December 04, 2020 18:13:26


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Five ships of the Bangladesh Navy is carrying the Rohingyas to their new address — FE photo Five ships of the Bangladesh Navy is carrying the Rohingyas to their new address — FE photo

A total of 1,642 Rohingya refugees have started their journey from the Chittagong Boat Club Jetty to Bhasan Char at 10.20 am on Friday. Five ships of the Bangladesh Navy are carrying them to their new address.

The government has adopted a plan to relocate one hundred thousand Rohingya refugees from Coxs Bazar to Bhasan Char, a remote island on the Bay of Bengal, near the Noakhali coast.

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