Myanmar way of action causes problem for Bangladesh: PM


PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today denounced the insurgents activities in the Myanmar’s western Rakhine state but said the way of actions by Naypyidaw was also causing problem for neighbouring Bangladesh.

“Bangladesh never supported the acts (reported attacks on police check posts) that previously happened in Myanmar (Rakhine state),” PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted her as saying as regional grouping BIMSTEC’s outgoing Secretary General Sumith Nakandala called on her at the PMO.

She added: “But the way Myanmar government is reacting, it is creating problem for Bangladesh.”

He said on the point of terrorism the premier described it as a contemporary global phenomenon while “all countries should work together against the menaces”.

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an international organisation involving a grouping South and South-East Asian nations including Myanmar.