Rohingya issue not there in Bimstec Summit agenda: SG -The Asian Age

BimstecSecretary General Shahidul Islam on Monday said there was no scope to formally discuss the Rohingya issue in the 4th Bimstec Summit held in Kathmandu on August 30-31 as no Member State of the regional body proposed it.

He said there was no proposal or request from any country to include and not to include the Rohingya issue in the agenda.

Shahidul Islam said Nepal prepared the agenda of the Summit as its host which was circulated to the Member States and accepted by all.

The Secretary General, however, termed the Summit a very successful one as it reviewed the achievements of past 20 years.

He said they will prepare a follow-up chart on the basis of the Summit Declaration.