Government ministry meets Rohingya refugees for Hari Raya

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PATHUM THANI, 25 September 2015 – The Minister of Social Development and Human Security has visited the Rohingya refugees on the occasion of the Hari Raya holiday, and congratulated refugees who have been accepted for migration to the US.

The Minister of Social Development and Human Security Pol Gen Adul Sangsingkeo yesterday visited the refugee shelter in Pathum Thani Province to meet with Rohingya refugees on the religious holiday of Eid al-Adha.

He said that the MSDHS has accepted 328 Rohingya refugees who have qualified the screening for victims of human trafficking to receive asylum. During his visit, he observed the livelihood of the refugees in the asylum shelter and also provided words of encouragement to them as well.

The MSDHS Minister revealed that all refugees have been accepted to migrate to the United States as a third-party country, and will embark on their journey to the United States during late September 2015.