Saudi Arabia Correspondent: Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) held a congress meeting in Makkah of Saudi Arabia in the evening of April 21, 2016.
According to participant of the congress, the meeting was presided over by Dr. Tahir Mohammed Siraj while Mr Haroon Rashid BRAJ participated in the meeting as Assistant Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union.
The house was full with the attendance of Congress members in the meeting, and during the meeting it was discussed for future strategies of acquiring the rights of Rohingya people. The Congress also formed a comprehensive team to support Director General’s Secretariat in multiple sectors and projects of ARU for the interest of the Rohingya community, said ADG of ARU.
The Congress Chairman and Assistant Director General formally inaugurated the ARU Office with Congress members, while Mr. Mustafa Fareed, Chairman of Public Relations was covering the program overall.
ARU Congress Member said, it is an excellent performance that Arakan Rohingya Union is moving forward with the national and international cooperation for peace and development of the Rohingya community. The Congress also mourns and offers (DOA) prayer for the victims of recent tragedy of ferry boat capsized into Thay Chaung River between Sandama of Pauktaw Township and Sittwe, Arakan State.
Furthermore, the congress urged Burmese Government to conduct inquiry into the incident for necessary action. The ARU, a humanitarian department is taking preparation to provide sustainable relief to the bereaved families on priority basis as early as possible, he more added.
As guest Mohamed Ibrahim General Secretary of The European Rohingya Council (ERC) also presented.