Mr. Shahidul Haque is the regional representative for South Asia of International Organization for Migration. He is based in Dhaka and is also in charge of the Tehran Office. Mr. Haque is involved in arranging the evacuation of about 300 Bangladeshi citizens from Lebanon.
In an interview with VOA he said that 282 Bangladeshi citizens already crossed the border and reached safely in Syria.
He said 20 other countries also asked IOM to help evacuate their citizens from Lebanon.