Hu­man­i­tar­ian Aid For Ro­hingya Mus­lims

Iran News - - DOMESTIC -

Iran’s first con­sign­ment of hu­man­i­tar­ian aid for the Ro­hingya Mus­lims, who are flee­ing vi­o­lence at home in Myan­mar, was sent to Bangladesh on Fri­day.

The con­sign­ment was loaded onto a cargo plane by Iran’s Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety and headed to Bangladesh on Fri­day morn­ing, Ira­nian me­dia re­ported.

Weigh­ing around 40 tons, it in­cluded food­stuff and medical sup­plies.

Ear­lier, Head of the Re­lief and Res­cue Or­ga­ni­za­tion of the IRCS (Iran’s Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety) Morteza Sal­imi said the Is­lamic Repub­lic would send more hu­man­i­tar­ian aid for the per­se­cuted peo­ple of the South Asian coun­try in the near fu­ture.

He added that Iran was also pre­pared to set up field hos­pi­tals for Ro­hingya Mus­lims in Bangladesh.

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