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DPM calls on D-8 nations to provide aid for Rohingya refugees

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Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi visiting the Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh October 16, 2017. — Bernama pic

ISTANBUL, Oct 21 ― Malaysia has called for the support of the Group of Eight Developing Countries (D-8) for immediate relief on the ground in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh where more than 500,000 Rohingyas who fled their country, are currently seeking refuge.

Relating his experience in visiting a Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong at Cox’s Bazar earlier this week, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the Rohingya refugees were living in dire straits.

“We call upon D-8 member states to render assistance in whatever way they can to alleviate the sufferings of the Rohingyas.

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The Malay Mail Online

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