Dubai firm keen to hire Bangladeshi professionals
Emirates Trading Agency, a Dubai based organisation, has proposed to import labour force in different professionals from Bangladesh like civil and electrical engineers, designer, cleaner, electrician, housemaid etc.
The organisation will also take 50 orphans from Bangladesh at their own cost and provide them with suitable jobs in the Middle East countries.
The proposals were made while a trade delegation of Emirates Trading Agency led by its Executive Director M Akbar Khan called on Industries Adviser Geeteara Safiya Choudhury at her Industry Ministry office yesterday, according to an official handout.
They discussed about various issues relating to manpower export, investment and training of labour for developing skilled manpower.
Welcoming their proposal, the adviser said that they could help the children of government orphanages and baby homes as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility. She also advised them to set-up import substitute industries in Bangladesh.
Akbar Khan said his organisation is interested to help the government orphanages and baby homes by upgrading their various facilities. He also said that there is a demand of Bangladeshi skilled labour force in the Middle East countries and his organisation has already provided job for five thousand Bangladeshi workers. He proposed for proper professional training of the labour force.
M Mohamed, country manager of Emirates Cement, Mohammed Sathak, executive director, Bangladesh Agro-industrial Input, were present among others.