Communist Party of China delegation meets Khaleda discusses Rohingya crisis

first_imgA six-member team of Communist Party of China meets BNP chairperson, Khaleda Zia, at her Gulshan office on Thursday. Photo: Prothom AloThe visiting delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Thursday and discussed the Rohingya issue, reports UNB.The six-member CPC team, led by its international department assistant minister Wang Yajun, went to the BNP chief’s Gulshan office around 7:00pm and held nearly an hour-long meeting with her.Talking to newsmen after the meeting, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said their chairperson talked to the delegation about the Rohingya problem.”She (Khaleda) told them (CPC delegation) that China can play the role of a mediator in resolving the Rohingya crisis,” he said.The BNP chief also requested the Chinese leaders to take effective steps so that Rohingyas can go back to their own country immediately, Fakhrul added.In reply, he said, the CPC leaders said their country is working to resolve the problem and ensure a safe return of Rohingyas to their country by maintaining good relations with the two neighbouring countries.Fakhrul said their chairperson hoped that the relations between China and Bangladesh will be consolidated further in the days to come.Apart from Fakhrul, BNP standing committee member Mahbubur Rahman, chairperson’s advisers Reaz Rahman and Sabihuddin Ahmed were present at the meeting.last_img read more

Recap A50 partially blocked due to multivehicle accident

first_imgPunter found hiding in bushes There are long delays on the A50 this morning after a multi-vehicle collision. The eastbound carriageway, between Blythe Bridge and Uttoxeter , is currently blocked after an incident involving three cars and a HGV. Police officers and paramedics are on the scene but nothing has been confirmed about injuries. A spokesman for traffic monitoring company INRIX said: “A50 Eastbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident, two cars involved at B5030 Ashbourne Road (McDonalds roundabout). At the roundabout near McDonald’s restaurant. “Reports of A50 Eastbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident from A521 (Blythe Bridge Roundabout / Draycot, Cresswell) to A522 (Uttoxeter / Upper Tean, Uttoxeter). Social media reports an accident as you head between Blythe Bridge and Uttoxeter. this is separate to the accident at the McDonald’s restaurant. ” We’ll bring you more in the feed below. Read MoreTop stories on StokeonTrentLive Driver named following fatal collision Police search for missing womancenter_img Dad slams ‘disgusting’ hospital window Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us  @SOTLive  or message us on  our Facebook page . And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at  StokeonTrentLive . 11:53Road openDebris removed from road and accident cleared on A50 Eastbound from A521 (Blythe Bridge Roundabout / Draycot, Blythe Bridge) to A522 (Uttoxeter / Upper Tean, Uttoxeter)..The road is now fully open following an accident around 07:45. 11:17INRIX updateOne lane closed and very slow traffic due to debris on road and accident, three cars and a lorry involved on A50 Eastbound from A521 (Blythe Bridge Roundabout / Draycot, Blythe Bridge) to A522 (Uttoxeter / Upper Tean, Uttoxeter). Lane one (of two) remains closed following an accident around 07:45. The road was fully closed until 09:40. Despite social media reports that the road remains closed, sensors show a lane remains passable past the scene.10:52Congestion update10:22Highways England09:56Road partially reopenedRoad partially reopened at 09:40. the accident happened around 07:45.09:53A52 BucknallA52 Werrington Road Westbound busy but moving before A52 Leek Road (Lime Kiln Traffic Lights).09:47Newcastle accidentA525 Pool Dam Southbound partially blocked, queuing traffic due to accident at Orme Road. 09:08Staffordshire Police update We received calls at 7:43am this morning (Thursday 28 March) to reports of a four vehicle RTC on the A50 Eastbound, between Uttoxeter and Blythe Bridge, by Creswell turning at Draycott. Three cars and a lorry are reported to be involved in the collision. The road is blocked and there is debris on the road. Police and ambulance are at the scene and four people have minor injuries. 09:08INRIX UpdateQueueing traffic due to debris on road and accident on A50 Eastbound from A521 (Blythe Bridge Roundabout / Draycot, Blythe Bridge) to A522 (Uttoxeter / Upper Tean, Uttoxeter). Congestion to Meir Tunnel as well as Uttoxeter Road through Blythe Bridge as people divert. All lanes have been re-opened.09:04Traffic EnglandCongestion on The A50 eastbound between the A520 and the junction with the A521 Blythe Bridge East. Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:30 and 09:45 on 28 March 2019. There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic 08:52Accident location08:46Delays impacting nearby roads A50 Eastbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident from A521 (Blythe Bridge Roundabout / Draycot, Cresswell) to A522 (Uttoxeter / Upper Tean, Uttoxeter).08:40West Midlands Ambulance ServceWe were called at 7.30am to the A50. We had it reported as a collision between three cars and a lorry. Four patients involved. One ambulance and a paramedic officer are on the scene. 08:39Motorist from the sceneTraffic coming of a50 and queuing down Grindley Lane Into Blythe Bridgelast_img read more