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Save the Children ready to provide schooling to Rohingya children in Bangladesh camps: CEO

The chief executive of the Save the Children International says they are ready to continue assistance to displaced Rohingya children, particularly to introduce schooling for them during their stay in Bangladesh.

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a former prime minister of Denmark, expressed the international NGO’s willingness at a meeting with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum at Davos.

The foreign ministry said she “deeply appreciated” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s decision to allow Rohingyas into Bangladesh and the support provided to them.

Since Aug 25, nearly 700,000 Rohingyas have fled violence in Rakhine State and taken shelter in Cox’s Bazar, marking the largest mass refugee movement in the region in decades.

Of them, 58 percent are children, according to the Unicef.

Source: bdnews24