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Thein Sein to Visit Bangladesh in July

25 June 2012

Burmese President Thein Sein will pay a three-day official visit to Bangladesh beginning on July 15 with officials saying that repatriation of Rohingya refugees, energy cooperation, trade and connectivity will be high on the agenda, according to a report by the Dhaka-based Daily Star newspaper. “We are expecting a breakthrough in halting the repeated influx of ethnic Rohingyas from Myanmar as well as repatriation of 28,000 registered refugees,” said a Bangladeshi government official. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited to Thein Sein to visit during her trip to Naypyidaw on December 5-7, 2011.