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UNHCR rejects press report

Dhaka, 25
th June 03: The United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has not plan to wrap up its programme in Bangladesh as long as all Rohingya refugees from Burma are not completely repatriated, according to UNB, a local news agency.

“ We’ve no plan to shut down our programme as long as refugees are here,” a senior official of the UNHCR here told the news agency yesterday.

Rejecting a press report, UNHCR Deputy Representative Mulusew Mamo said,” our priority is to protect the refugees.. and we are here to fulfil our mandate given by the UN General Assembly.”
There are a number of international organizations have accused the UNHCR’s repatriation process for Rohingyas that is forced repatriation plan has been taken by UNHCR and Bangladesh government, a source said.

About twenty thousand refugees are still in Nayapara and Kutupalong camps of the cox’sbazar district in Bangladesh. #