The Singaporean minister’s remarks came as Bangladesh seeks sustainable return of Rohingyas to their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
The issue came up for discussion when a delegation from Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs headed by its chairman M Faruk Khan called on the Foreign Minister of Singapore at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore.
They discussed various issues related to Rohingya repatriation and ways for their early return to Myanmar who are temporarily sheltered in Bangladesh.
Faruk Khan was accompanied by other two parliament members Nurul Islam Nahid and Kazi Nabil Ahmed. Bangladesh High Commissioner in Singapore M Mustafizur Rahman was also present.
The Singapore Foreign Minister reiterated that his country’s support on the issue will be continued, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here.
He appreciated Bangladesh’s efforts for providing best possible humanitarian assistance despite numerous challenges and constraints of Bangladesh.
Faruk Khan explained the reasons behind the enormous popularity of the current government and shared the growing economy of Bangladesh and various development initiatives taken by the government.
The members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs are now in Singapore on a four-day visit, and they will leave Singapore on October 27.