The Bangladesh Embassy in Portugal hosted a T-10 cricket tournament on Tuesday in the country's capital Lisbon, where as many as 20 teams composed of Bangladeshi expatriates had participated.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has attained an ability to advance further by competing any nation of the world and asserted that none can pull the country backward any more.
At least 11 people including Bangladeshis are killed in a fire that ripped through a windowless house at Najran in Saudi Arabia.
The government requests a visiting European Union delegation to legalise Bangladeshi nationals, who are staying in different European countries after expiry of their valid documents.
The Government should focus on legalising the undocumented Bangladeshi workers who are already here instead of bringing in another 1.5 million. Tenaganita director Aegile Fernandes says that documenting migrants in Malaysia would be a far easier exercise than bringing in a new batch of workers.
The cabinet approves the draft of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Act 2016 to make the immigration procedure easier and hassle free.
Expatriates living in Middle East will not be affected by Islamic State (IS) because of Bangladesh’s allegiance to Saudi’s Islamic military coalition, commented Nurul Islam, minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment.
Malaysia will probe allegations of work permit abuse of more than 20,000 Bangladeshis who are believed to have faulty employment passes.
Governments gathering in Bangkok tomorrow, to discuss the Southeast Asia boat people crisis should reach binding agreements to save people at sea, permit them to disembark without conditions, and ensure unimpeded access for UN agencies to protect the rights of asylum seekers, Human Rights Watch says.