Bangladeshi expatriate workers

September 23, 2020
September 23, 2020

Stranded Saudi returnees: Expatriates’ welfare minister seeks till Monday to resolve crisis

Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad has sought till Monday to resolve the ongoing crisis over return of several thousand stranded Bangladeshi expatriate workers to Saudi Arabia.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

‘Covid-19 certificates only for destinations which require it’

Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmed says obtaining coronavirus negative certificates will only be mandatory when destination countries ask for it.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

Bangladeshi paralysed in work accident gets $600,000

A Bangladeshi construction worker paralysed after a worksite accident is awarded about $600,000 in damages and costs.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Qatar to hire more Bangladeshi workers

Qatar's Prime Minister Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani agrees to increase employing Bangladeshis and provide training and skill building facilities for them.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

Oman extends amnesty for illegal expats

Oman extends an amnesty for illegal foreign workers to leave the country without being fined till the end of October.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

The future of remittance flows

While waiting for my connecting flight to Dhaka at Dubai's airport lounge, I came across throngs of fellow Bangladeshi nationals waiting to fly back home.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Foreign trips galore

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia are three of the largest destinations for Bangladeshi expatriate workers.