Dhaka, June 10 -- Makoto Hasebe, one of the prominent Japanese football players currently playing for Eintracht Frankfurt of Bundesliga, has visited Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar as the UNICEF Ambassador for Japan to raise awareness of Japanese people on the situation of the Rohingyas.

During his stay in Cox's Bazar on June 5-6, he visited facilities such as emergency nutrition centre or learning centre for youth and children.

He also enjoyed playing football with the children at the refugee camps.

This was his very first visit to Bangladesh, and he was surprised to see the scale of the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, said the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka on Monday.

"It is very important to work on this difficult situation as the whole in...