Qatar World Cup will be a joy to watch. But do spare a thought for the workers who made it all possible.
Authorities should take migrant-friendly initiatives to encourage them
The 9th meeting of Thematic Area Working Group of the Colombo Process on ethical recruitment took place in Bangladesh from August 24 to 25, 2022.
Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants (BCSM) today called upon both Bangladesh and Malaysia governments to avert repeat of past mistakes including “syndication” that led to closure of the Malaysian market to Bangladeshi workers.
Nearly one thousand Bangladeshis who were either in prison or detention camps in Middle East countries returned to the country in the last 24hours.
Following requests from various countries, Bangladesh has decided to bring back migrant workers but after holding a few multi and bilateral dialogues, Expatriate’s Welfare Minister Imran Ahmed says.
Nearly 5.5 lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers were deported by different countries in the last 10 years, Shariful Hasan, head of Brac Migration Programme, says at a workshop.
The government has brought back 152 Bangladeshis and the bodies of three workers from war-torn Libya.
Saudi Arabian authorities send back 93 more migrant workers to Bangladesh -- as part of a crackdown on undocumented workers in the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia has sent back another batch of Bangladeshis amid a crackdown on illegal workers although a number of the returnees say they have legal documents.