Malaysian Defence Minister due Thursday

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11 July, 2018 18:17 PM

Malaysian Defence Minister due Thursday

Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu. Photo: Collected

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Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu arrives here on Thursday on an official visit with a special focus on Rohingya issue.

He along with his delegation will meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 10 am at her office on the same day, an official told UNB on Wednesday, reports UNB.

Minister Sabu will visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazaar and will also make a visit to the Malaysian Field Hospital there.

The visit is organised by the Defence Ministry in collaboration with the Malaysia Relief Charity volunteers and several other non-governmental organisations to look at the operations of the hospital besides sending the needs of the Rohingya who were getting protection at the camp.

Quoting Malaysian Defence Ministry, Malaysian media said concerned Malaysian nationals were also welcomed to make contributions especially in the form of cash.

“Contributions can be channelled to the account number 5623 6664 7559 (Maybank) in the name of Persatuan Amal Kemanusiaan Malaysia,” reads a statement of the Ministry.