Khaleda begins distribution of relief goods among Rohingyas at Ukhia


PV Desk : BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday reached Ukhia from Cox’s Bazar and began distribution of relief materials among the Myanmar’s displaced nationals sheltered at Mainarghona camp.

The BNP chief started her journey for Ukhia from Cox’s Bazar Circuit House around 11:20 am.

She will visit three Rohingya camps at Moinar Ghona, Hakim Para, Balukhali and a medical camp set up by pro-BNP physicians’ body, Doctors’ Association of Bangladesh (DAB) in Ukhia.

Earlier, BNP standing committee members, Mirza Abbas and Nazrul Islam Khan handed over relief materials loaded in 45 trucks to the army camp on behave of Khaleda Zia around 9:00 am.

Moreover, the BNP chief will hand over food, other goods, medicine for Rohingya children and lactating mothers to the DAB medical camp to distribute those among them.

After visiting the camps, she will return to Chittagong later in the evening.

Khaleda Zia arrived in Cox’s Bazar Circuit House from Chittagong on Sunday and stayed over night there.

On Saturday morning, Khaleda set out for Chittagong and her Cox’s Bazar-bound convoy came under attack at Mohammad Ali Bazar near Feni district town in the afternoon.

She is scheduled to return to Dhaka on Tuesday after her overnight stay at Chittagong Circuit House on Monday.

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