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Cox’s Bazar: Danish Crown Princess Mary to meet Rohingyas, host community Tuesday

Danish Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth will visit Rohingya camps Tuesday.

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

She will interact with 8-10 Rohingya beneficiaries in an open shed.

Mary will also interact with the host community.

The princess arrived in the beach town Monday afternoon.

The Danish princess was welcomed by Deputy Commissioner Md Mamunur Rashid and Superintendent of Police Mohammad Hasanuzzaman after she arrived at Cox’s Bazar Airport.

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

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

From Cox’s Bazar, she 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.

Source: United News of Bangladesh