Bangladesh disappointed at lack of progress in alleviating plight of Rohingya Prime

“Myanmar is one of our neighbours. From the outset, we have been trying to find a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis through bilateral consultations,” said the Bangladeshi leader, noting that her country has concluded three refugee repatriation arrangements with Myanmar.However, despite Myanmar’s verbal commitment to take back the Rohingya, the country is yet to accept them back, she added.Prime Minister Hasina also recalled the five-point proposal she presented to the General Assembly last year, which outlined a durable and peaceful solution for the plight of the forcibly displaced Rohingya.“We are disappointed that despite our earnest efforts we have not been able to begin Rohingya repatriation in a permanent and sustainable manner.”She went on to note that the Bangladeshi Government is hosting some 1.1 million members of Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingya community and, supported by humanitarian organizations, including UN agencies, providing them with food, clothing, healthcare and security. Work is also underway to provide improved housing, as well as education and other services.“I call upon international organizations to join hands with us in this initiative. I also seek their assistance to help relocate the Rohingya to the facility,” she added.In her address, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh also spoke of her country commitment to UN’s peace efforts in various parts of the globe.She also highlighted Bangladesh’s socio-economic progress, steps to strengthen gender equality and women’s empowerment, work to implement Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change.Full statement available here. read more

IHF Experts announce Rookie team of WCh 2015 with a few mistakes

← Previous Story Denmark fifth, Germany clinch Olympic qualification spot! Next Story → Hassan Moustafa about restriction of NT foreign stars: We have to respect decision of our Congress The IHF coaching group of experts announced today in Doha the “Rookie team” of the World Championship 2015. It is a great idea, but unfortunately, with a lot of mistakes as the #Experts” nominated on right wing position a 29 years-old Macedonian Goce Georgievski, who already played at World Championship in Spain 2013.Also Russian youngstar Alexander Dereven got the left wing role despite the fact that he is right back.Here is the “Rookie team” of WCh 2015:Left wing: Alexander Dereven (Russia)Left back: Paul Drux (Germany)Playmaker: Kamalaidn Mallash (Qatar)Right back: Alex Dujshebaev (Spain)Right Wing: Goce Georgievski (Macedonia)Pivot: Kamil Syprzak (Poland)Goalkeeper Gonzalo Perez de Vargas (Spain) read more