Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava during the weekly press briefing, on Rohingya refugees said that were stranded on a boat, and the government is in discussion with Bangladesh for their safe and secure repatriation. Explaining the incident, Anurag Srivastava said, "On 11th February, a boat sailed from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh carrying 90 people. The engine of the boat failed on February 15, since then it has been drifting. 8 occupants have died and 1 occupant was missing since February 15. 47 occupants have 'displaced Myanmar nationals' IDs issued by UNHCR."
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External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar addressed a joint press conference with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in Dhaka on March 04. EAM informed that largest number of vaccines shipped by India to any foreign country so far is 9 million to Bangladesh. On the 'border killings at India-Bangladesh border', Jaishankar said that as neighbours and friends, our joint objective should be 'no crime no death border.' "If we can get it right, we can address the problem effectively," he added.