Congressman Deutch lauds Hasina's role over Rohingya issue

April 07, 2021 Bangladesh
US Congressman Ted Deutch (Democrat- Florida), an influential member of the US Property Foreign Affairs Committee, has praised Bangladesh Primary Minister Sheikh Hasina for supplying shelter to over one million persecuted Rohingyas.

He emphasized that the home Foreign Affairs Committee was fully seized with the Rohingya issue and was willing to do more to solve this humanitarian crisis, studies UNB.

Congressman Deutch has expressed his interest to bolster Bangladesh-US cooperation on wide-ranging concerns, including climate modification, counterterrorism, and Rohingya concerns.

He said this when Bangladesh Ambassador to america, M Shahidul Islam, met him at latter's Boca Raton office found in Florida recently.

Congressman Deutch also agreed to support revitalize the Congressional Bangladesh Caucus, an informal platform of Bangladesh's friends in america Congress which has remained dormant since its Chair, former Congressman Joseph Crowley, lost his reelection bid in 2018.

Earlier, the Ambassador attended a reception organized simply by the Bangladesh Association of Florida.

Five Metropolis Mayors of West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Pahokee Town, Bele Glade, South Bay, and two Commissioners of Broward County and West Palm Beach County were present.

The City Mayors and County officials welcomed the opening of a fresh Consulate Standard in Miami, Florida.

The Broward County Commissioner presented the 'Key to the Broward County' to the Ambassador.

The Bangladeshi American community of South Florida expressed gratitude to Primary Minister Sheikh Hasina for opening Bangladesh's third Consulate in Florida.

Community leaders, professionals, and leading businessmen, including Mohammad Zahir, Molla Fazlur Rahman, Junaid Akhter, and Abdul Wahed Mahfuz were present.