Dhaka, 2 July, Abnews: Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres has observed that the Rohingya refugees currently staying in Bangladesh want justice and a safe return home.
"They want justice and a safe return home," he tweeted from Rohingya camp on Monday.
The UN chief made the observation after meeting the refugees at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Monday.
In another tweet ahead of reaching the Rohingya camp the UN Chief said the Rohingyas are one of the most discriminated and vulnerable communities on earth.
"The Rohingya refugee crisis is a humanitarian and human rights nightmare. I thank Bangladesh for its generosity in hosting the refugees," he said.
"The compassion generosity of the Bangladeshi people shows the best of humanity and saved many thousands of lives," he said in another tweet message.
Earlier, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim arrived in Cox’s Bazar to visit the Rohingya refugee camps on Monday morning.
A special flight of Bangladesh Biman carrying them landed at Cox's Bazar airport at 8:45am. From the airport, they were taken to the Hotel Sayeman Beach Resort at Kolatoli of Cox's Bazar.
Later, they started their journey around 10:00am to visit the refugee camps in Kutupalong. The UN Secretary General and World Bank President arrived in Kutupalong Rohingya camps at 11:00am.
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and International Red Cross President Peter Maurer and other top officials are also accompanying Guterres and Kim on the trip.