USAID Administrator Mark Green coming to Bangladesh before Myanmar visit
The US embassy in Dhaka said Administrator Mark Green will travel to Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Thailand from May 13 to May 23.
USAID Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Gloria Steele and US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Ambassador Mark Storella will accompany Green as part of the delegation.
While in Bangladesh and Burma, Green plans to visit several sites where the US government is providing humanitarian assistance to displaced Rohingyas and affected host communities.
He is expected to make major announcement for the support of Rohingya refugees during a visit in Cox’s bazaar on Tuesday.
He will also meet with government of Bangladesh officials.
In Burma, the administrator will meet with civil-society representatives, students, and youth leaders, as well as Government of Burma officials to discuss steps needed to address the crises in Rakhine State and violence in other areas of the country.
He will visit Bangkok from May 21 to 22 to meet with USAID Mission Directors from across Asia to discuss the implementation of the President’s Indo-Pacific Strategy.
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