Md.Alamgir Chowdhury, CBN
Islamic Republic of Iran has launched a 20-bed mobile hospital for Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar and took shelter in Bangladesh. The hospital was established by the Iranian Red Crescent Society.It was inaugurated today (Monday) in presence of the World Health Organization (WHO) representative.
It has several sections, including women and maternity departments.The Rohingyas along with the locals can also take Health Services.Social worker of Chittagong Maulana Amjad Hossain was present on the occasion. He said, “Iran was always beside the Rohingyas. We also welcome this initiative of Iran.Not only Rohingas but also locals will be benefited from this hospital.
Iran’s deputy ambassador Shafiee has praised the government and army for their cooperation in the establishment of the hospital. He said “Iran has extended its support to Rohingya refugees from the very beginning. Iran will bear the cost of hospital management”. The World Health Organization (WHO) thanked Iran to setup the hospital.
Wherever in the world, the persecution and torture against unarmed people Iran tries to extend its cooperation. As part of this, Tehran has been in the forefront to raise voice for the rights of Rohingya Muslims.