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Myanmar hands over 155 verified Bangladeshi nationals among those rescued by Myanmar Navy

One hundred and fifty five boat people who are idenfied as Bangladeshi  nationals are escorted by Bangladesh border gurd forces  on their way back home.—Myawady MNA
One hundred and fifty five boat people who are idenfied as Bangladeshi nationals are escorted by Bangladesh border gurd forces on their way back home.—Myawady

Nay Pyi Taw, 22 July—Myanmar officially handed over 155 persons who are verified as Bangladeshi nationals among the boat people rescued by Myanmar on 21 and 29 May 2015. The handing over ceremony took place at friendship bridge between Myanmar and Bangladesh border after the flag meeting in Taung Pyo (Let We’).
A team led by U Saw Naing, Deputy Director, Maung Taw District Immigration Officer, from Myanmar handed over the 155 Bangladeshi nationals to the Commanding Officer of the Border Guard Battalion of Cox’s Bazar and his team. Two members including the Consul from the Bangladesh Consulate in Sittway were also present. The Border Guard Battalion of Cox’s Bazar brought the 155 persons back at 14:30 hrs to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh authorities have continued verifying the remaining persons from the two boats rescued. The remaining boat people will be handed over to the country of origin upon completion of the verification process. Myawady

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