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Dhaka — The prime minister of Bangladesh requested Germany to create more pressure on Myanmar when it’s federal minister of economic cooperation and development Dr. Gerd Muller met her yesterday in Dhaka.

She has also called the international community including Germany for create more pressure of the Myanmar to take back it’s Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh.

Shekh Hasina said, “the Rohingyas are huge burden for us and they are creating social problems. Myanmar should take back its nationals from Bangladesh immediately”.

The prime minister also particularly request Germany to play a role further in the repatriation of Rohingya.

After the meeting, Prime Minister’s Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Zahid Tusher briefed reporters.
The prime minister said the exodus of over 1.1 million Rohingyas has created a big problem for the people of Cox’s Bazar as they outnumbered the local people.

“Many are taking scopes to involve them (Rohingyas) in terrorism and human trafficking,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina said that apart from bilateral discussion, Bangladesh has signed an agreement with Myanmar so that they take back their nationals from Bangladesh voluntarily.

“Even after that, Myanmar is not taking back the Rohingyas and they are not following the deal,” she said.

Reported by Muhammad Shoaib