Dr Yunus urges Suu Kyi to choose path of peace


PV Desk : Bangladeshi economist and 2006 Nobel Peace prize laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus has described the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine state as ‘a human disaster’.
Muhammad Yunus urged fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to choose the path of peace.
He suggested that Myanmar government takes immediate action to solve the Rohingya crisis.
He urged the Myanmar government to take seven steps to overcome the crisis. He asked also Myanmar to form ‘an implementation committee’ to undertake the tasks.
Muhammad Yunus made the suggestions in an article that was run by the United Arab Emirates-based newspaper, The National.
In his writing on the Rohingya issue, the Nobel laureate suggested that Myanmar government immediately appoints members from the former United Nations General Secretary Kofi Annan’s commission, Advisor Commission of Rakhine State (ACRS), in the committee, and give them following responsibilities: