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No BD student severely injured in Kyrgyzstan: Hasan

Published : Monday, 20 May, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 221

Dhaka has expressed deep concern over the attacks on Bangladeshi students amid a mob incident in Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said on Sunday.

"We have conveyed our concerns to Kyrgyzstan. Our students also came under attack but no one was severely injured," Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud said on Monday.

He said the government is closely monitoring the situation through the Embassy in Uzbekistan, concurrently accredited to the Kyrgyz Republic.

"There were attacks on our students … but so far no Bangladeshi students have been reported of receiving serious injury," the Minister said adding that Bangladesh Ambassador stationed in Tashkent has been asked to visit Bishkek soon to inquire about the wellbeing of the Bangladeshi students.

Meanwhile, the Foreign Ministry in a statement on Sunday said that Bangladesh embassy in Uzbekistan is in constant communication with the Bangladeshi students who are currently studying in Kyrgyz Republic, as well as with the Kyrgyz government officials.

It said the government of Bangladesh has expressed deep concerns over the mob violence on the night of May 17, 2024 in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek.

The Embassy already shared an emergency contact number in its official Facebook page to get in touch with the Bangladeshi students for any issues regarding this matter.

Through the embassy, the government is coordinating with the relevant authorities of Kyrgyz Republic, including the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Internal Affairs to ensure the safety and security of the students.

 "We are closely and constantly monitoring the developments," said the foreign ministry. There are no reports of any serious injury or casualty among Bangladeshi students so far.

"We are closely and constantly monitoring the developments. We have asked our Ambassador stationed in Tashkent to visit Bishkek soon to inquire about the wellbeing of Bangladeshi students," the statement said.

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