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Danish crown princess interacts with rohingyas, host community

Published : 26 Apr 2022 09:34 PM | Updated : 26 May 2022 01:43 PM
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Danish crown princess Mary Elizabeth on Tuesday visited Rohingya camps and interacted with the refugees and host community members.

The princess traveled to Rohingya camps by a car from Cox's Bazar town and observed soil erosion control and environmental restoration activities of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) through tree plantation at Camp 5.

Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Shah Rezwan Hayat and other officials welcomed the Danish princess at Camp 5 who also visited camps 6 and 8.

The princess arrived in the beach town Monday afternoon. Shortly after she arrived in Dhaka on Monday morning, the princess met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Gonobhaban.

She will travel to the Sundarbans Wednesday to meet the forest officials and people affected by climate change.

The princes will go to Satkhira on a helicopter Wednesday morning and visit village Kultoli to meet climate-vulnerable people.

The princess will visit the multipurpose cyclone shelter in the nearby community, meet its management committee and learn about its functionality during a cyclone.

She will avail of a boat ride to the Sundarbans and interact with the forest officials during a 15-minute walk through the natural resource, discussing biodiversity and saltwater intrusion in the mangrove area.

Mary is scheduled to leave Dhaka for Istanbul Wednesday night.

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