Asean can play role in addressing Rohingya crisis: FM

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday said Asean, as a successful regional body, could play an important role in addressing the Rohingya crisis.

He also sought Singapores support in the effort for the early repatriation of forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals from Bangladesh and also for securing a durable solution to the Rohingya problem.

New High Commissioner of Singapore to Bangladesh Derek LohEu-Tse met the Foreign Minister and discussed the issue.

Greeting the new High Commissioner, the Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over the existing close relations between Bangladesh and Singapore.

He stressed further deepening of bilateral cooperation in trade, investment and other areas of mutual interest.

The Foreign Minister particularly encouraged Singaporean investment in the energy and infrastructure sectors of Bangladesh.

The High Commissioner reiterated Singapores interest in the Power generation and LNG sector, Airport

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