Yesterday, a third batch of Rohingya were transferred to Bhasan Char from Cox’s Bazar refugee camp. Around 2,000 Rohingyas were moved to the island.
The Bhashan Char project director, Commodore Abdullah Al Mamun Chowdhury said to the BenarNews, “On Thursday, 1,800 Rohingya were taken to Chittagong from Cox’s Bazar. By midday Friday, they will reach Bhashan Char from Chittagong.”
He also added that more than 1,000 Rohingyas have volunteered to leave Today from the camp.
“Some 3,000 Rohingya in total will be relocated to Bhashan Char on Friday and Saturday,” the Commodore added.