Turkey delivers food aid to Rohingya Muslims

Photo:  Turkey delivers food aid to Rohingya Muslims  / Turkey

The Turkish Cooporation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) distributed food aid to Rohingyan Muslims in the Maungdaw and Takaypin refugee camps on Monday World Bulletin reported.

As Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu promised last November during his visit to Myanmar, food aid was distributed by TIKA in refugee camps in Sittwe and Maungdaw. Food packages were delivered to authorities with a ceremony.

Rohingyan officials thanked to TIKA and Turkey for the aid. They expressed their wish that the cooperation will continue.

Rohingyan Muslims, who have difficulties to obtain the basic survival needs are known as being the most discriminated ethnic group, by United Nations. After the latest conflicts in the country another ethnic Muslim group Kamans started to suffer from lack of food and shelter.

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