Govt mobilising every possible support to flood-hit people: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government is mobilising every possible support to reduce sufferings of the flood affected people, apprehending that the ongoing flooding might be continued till September next.

“The government is arranging everything to reduce sufferings of the flood affected people,” she told Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka Naoki ITO as he paid a call on her at her Sangsad Bhaban office here.

PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed newsmen after the meeting.

The premier said, “This time the fury of the flood is little bit higher. It may continue till September.”

“ . . . (But) we have to live with the nature,” she added.

The Japanese Ambassador said that today is the World Refugee Day and Japan wants early repatriation of the Rohingya refugees.

To this end, Sheikh Hasina said that her government has provided better facilities for Rohingyas in Bhashanchar.