Bangladesh expatriates

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Bangabandhu Cricket Tournament in Portugal brings joy to expatriates

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.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

We frame each budget with the election manifesto in mind: PM

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.

July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017

Bangladeshis among 11 killed in Saudi fire

At least 11 people ­including Bangladeshis are killed in a fire that ripped through a windowless house at Najran in Saudi Arabia.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Govt requests EU to legalise illegal Bangladeshi expats

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.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

‘Legalise Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia’

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.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Cabinet approves draft of expatriates’ welfare policy

The cabinet approves the draft of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Act 2016 to make the immigration procedure easier and hassle free.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Expats won’t be affected by IS for Saudi coalition: Minister

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.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Malaysia to probe allegations of faulty Bangladeshi work permits

Malaysia will probe allegations of work permit abuse of more than 20,000 Bangladeshis who are believed to have faulty employment passes.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Put rights at centre of boat people summit: HRW

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.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

Denial of rights lead to trafficking: HRW

Rohingya, other survivors of dangerous boat voyages from Burma and Bangladesh describe horrific treatment by unscrupulous traffickers, says Human Rights Watch.