Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has started talking about returning the Rohingya people as the world humanity didn't accept her role in the Rohingya issue, Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said on Friday.
"The Myanmar leader has begun talking about returning the forcibly evicted Myanmar citizens from Bangladesh due to the pressure from world leaders," he said while distributing incentives among the flood-hit farmers of the district on Sadar Upazila Parishad premises.
The minister said the genocide carried out by the Myanmar drew attention by the world community as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina highlighted it at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York last month.
"Bangladesh government believes in peace not in war," he said.
Deputy Commissioner Md Wahidul Islam, Police Mohammad Soawar Hossain, Additional Deputy Commissioner Syed Faruque Ahmed, Deputy Director of Department of Agriculture Extension GSA Gafur and Sadar Upazila Chairman Pavelur Rahman Shafiq Khan, among others, were present on the occasion.
The minister distributed incentives worth Taka 13 lakh among 1,650 flood-affected farmers of the district.