Bangladeshi migrants

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

17 stranded Bangladeshis return home

Seventeen of the 64 Bangladeshi migrants, who had been stranded in the Mediterranean off the Tunisian coast of Zarzis for nearly three weeks, return home.

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Voyage to Europe: 64 stranded Bangladeshis agree to return home

The 64 Bangladeshi migrants who have been stranded in the Mediterranean Sea off Tunisian coast of Zarzis for 17 days have finally agreed to return home.

June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019

64 Bangladeshi migrants agree to return home

The 64 Bangladeshi migrants stranded on Mediterranean Sea agreed to return home, Chiranjib Sarker, director general (DG) of the consular wing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.

June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019

64 Bangladeshi Migrants: Still stranded in Mediterranean

Bangladesh Ambassador to Libya Sheikh Sekander Ali made a journey on the Mediterranean Sea, around 10 kilometres off the Tunisian coast of Zarzis, to convince 64 Bangladeshi migrants to return to Bangladesh.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Return home, Bangladeshi envoy urges stranded migrants

Bangladesh Ambassador to Libya Sheikh Sekander Ali has urged stranded Bangladeshi migrants at Mediterranean to return home.

May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

Ensure welfare of returnee migrants

Bangladesh should have an effective reintegration programme for the returnee migrants to ensure their social and economic well-being, say migration and development experts.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

Worries grow over jobs in Malaysia

Thousands of Bangladeshis are facing risks of arrest and deportation from Malaysia as its rehiring programme, launched two years ago to legalise undocumented workers, ends today.

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

A welcome move

Bangladeshi recruiting agencies have welcomed the Malaysian government's move to suspend the 10 companies tasked with hiring Bangladeshi workers.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Kidnap abroad, ransom here

They have been held hostage in Libya and tortured brutally by fellow Bangladeshis. Video clips of their sufferings have then been sent to their relatives by members of the network here asking for ransom.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

Irregular Migrants: Bangladesh, EU finalise terms for return

After intense negotiations, Bangladesh and the European Union have finalised a draft agreement on the modalities on the return of irregular Bangladeshi migrants from 28 EU countries.