Khaleda resumes journey to Cox’s Bazar from Ctg


PV Desk : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia resumed her journey for Cox’s Bazar from the port city of Chittagong on Sunday noon to visit Rohingya camps in Ukhia upazila.

She left the Chittagong Circuit House around 12:20 pm.

The BNP leader is expected to reach Cox’s Bazar around 5:00 pm. She will stay overnight at the Circuit House there.

Khaleda, who left Gulshan residence at 10:45 am on Saturday, reached Chittagong at night and stayed overnight at the Circuit House.

On Saturday afternoon, her Cox’s Bazar-bound convoy came under attack at Mohammad Ali Bazar near Feni district town.

Khaleda will go to Ukhia on Monday noon to visit the Rohingya camps at Balukhali, Boalmara and Jamtoli and return to Chittagong in the evening.

She will distribute relief materials among 10,000 Rohingya families who fled to Bangladesh amid persecution by Myanmar military.

Khaleda will return to Dhaka on Tuesday after her overnight stay at the Chittagong Circuit House on Monday.

The BNP chief last visited Cox’s Bazar in 2012 after attacks on Buddhists at Ramu.