The details of Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb’s anticipated visit to the camps of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh will be announced Sunday.
Sri Lankan monk, Monk Dayaratana was arrested as he was suspected of storming a United Nations safe house for Rohingya Muslim refugees last week.
Rohingya Muslim refugees buried 18 of their own on Friday, hours after they drowned off the Bangladesh coast where their boat capsized in heavy seas.
The Rohingya Muslim minority crisis in Myanmar has been widely aggravated since August 25.
About 480,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled to Bangladesh since violence broke out in Myanmar in August, the UN was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
The grand imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb delivered on Sunday a speech on inter-faith dialogue.
About 400 people were killed during this week in the fight between Rohingya Muslim minority and security forces northwestern Myanmar - UN.