Rohingya Orphan Children To Be Rehabilitated

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The state minister came up with the information at a press briefing at the secretariat.

“There will be separate arrangements for the Rohingya orphan children aged 0-18. They will also be divided into two groups, said Nuruzzaman,” adding that, “By filling up a form, the government is making database on the orphan childen.”

He told media that his ministry had already urged the government to allocate 200 bighas of land for their rehabilitation.

Besides, Zillar Rahman, secretary of Social Welfare Ministry, said the activities of filling up form have already been started. A total of 120 staff of the ministry is working to enlist them.

Meanwhile, some 1,850 orphan children have been enlisted while their total number is around 6,000, he informed.

The form fill-up activities will be ended by seven days, he hoped.

Source:  http://www.thedailystar.net/world/rohingya-crisis/rohingya-orphan-children-to-be-rehabilitated-says-nuruzzaman-ahmed-state%20minister-for-social-welfare-1468000

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