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(2017-11-06) Pakistani delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) led by Dr. Nafisa Shah, Member of National Assembly (MNA), has reiterated Pakistan’s support to the Rohingyas in the ongoing refugee crisis.

In response to a briefing by Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dr. Shah conveyed to the CPC and the Bangladeshi authorities that both National Assembly and Senate of Pakistan had passed resolutions expressing grave concern on the situation of the Rohingyas in Myanmar.

Later on, in the Asia Region meeting chaired by Dr. Shah, Mian Tariq Mehmood, Member of Punjab (Pakistan) Provincial Assembly (MPA), seconded the resolution moved by Bangladesh on the Rohingya crisis. On the advice of Pakistani delegation, a jointly agreed statement has been referred to the CPA Secretary General for consideration of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

Dhaka

06 November 2017

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