Dhaka, 9 May, Abnews: India has handed over 373 tonnes relief goods to Bangladesh for the forcibly persecuted Rohingyas of Myanmar.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, handed over the relief goods to Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzel Hussain Chowdhury Maya on Wednesday in Chattogram.
This second batch contains 104 tonnes of milk powder, 102 tonnes of dried fish, 61 tonnes of baby food, 50,000 raincoats and 50,000 pairs of gumboots.
“Another tranche of relief having one million litres of kerosene oil and 20,000 stoves is expected to arrive soon,” said the Indian high commissioner.
Shringla expressed his hope that the relief goods will bring comfort to the people living in camps.
Earlier in September last year, India sent 981 tonnes of relief for the Rohingya refugees.