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Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu visited Bangladesh, accompanying First Lady Emine Erdoğan, 6-7 September 2017

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu visited Bangladesh, accompanying First Lady Emine Erdoğan, 6-7 September 2017

Accompanying First Lady Emine Erdoğan, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu paid a visit to Bangladesh, in order to observe the living conditions of Rohingya Muslims who had to flee from Myanmar and to discuss Turkey’s aid efforts in Bangladesh. Minister of Family and Social Policies Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya also participated to the visit.

Within the framework of the visit, on 7 September, First Lady Erdoğan, Ministers and accompanying delegation observed on-site conditions in the Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox’s Bazar city, came together with refugees and distributed relief materials supplied by TİKA, Kızılay and AFAD.

Turkish delegation met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh. Steps to be taken for providing help to Rohingya Muslims and cooperation to this end were discussed at the meeting.

Foreign Minister Hassan Mahmood Ali of Bangladesh accompanied Turkish delegation during their visit.