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  • Rohingya | Dhaka Wants Suu Kyi To Join Talks In Beijing

    DHAKA | UNB BANGLADESH wants Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to be present at a tripartite meeting in Beijing as proposed by China to discuss Rohingya repatriation issues. "It won't be done without her presence. She should be there," Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen conveyed it to China. Foreign Minister Momen said the number one objective of Bangladesh is to see the repatriation of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State. Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming proposed to hold a tripartite meeting among Foreign Ministers of the three countries — Bangladesh, Myanmar and China. "We’re ready," Dr Momen said, expressing Bangladesh's readiness to hold such a meeting likely to be held in Beijing. The first such meeting was held in New… …. 

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  • How Can Salman F Rahman Remain Hasina’s Adviser !

    SALEEM ALTAF & SUDEB KRISHNA SUR CHOUDHURI | DHAKA BEXIMCO Group vice chairman Salman F Rahman has been Private Industry and Investment Advisor to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina — but why ? The premier appointed him as her adviser for private sector industries and investment under rule 3B(i) of the Rules of Business, 1996, says a government circular. The post is non–salaried but Rahman enjoys the status of a cabinet minister.  In reality, he is… …. 

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