Bangladeshi workers

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Workers’ lives on the edge

Purchasing power of factory workers in the capital and its outskirts has fallen sharply amid surging inflation.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Govt plans to send 8.10 lakh workers abroad in 2022-23

The government has worked out a plan to send 8.10 lakh Bangladeshi workers abroad and provide skills development training to 5.20 lakh in the current fiscal year (2022-23).

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

53 workers left for Malaysia as labour market opens after 3 years

A total of 53 workers left for Malaysia last night (August 8, 2022) as the nation's labour market was opened to Bangladesh since it ceased accepting workers in 2019.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Let Bangladeshi workers come, demands Malaysian employment agency

Bangladeshi workers should be allowed into Malaysia to address its shortage of workers in crucial sectors, says the National Association of Private Employment Agencies Malaysia (Papsma), in a call to Putrajaya.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

‘Consider past factors behind closure of Malaysian market to Bangladeshi workers’

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.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Malaysian labour market for Bangladeshis to reopen after Covid-19 situation turns normal: Expatriates’ welfare minister

The labour market for Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia will resume only after the Covid-19 situation turns normal in the Southeast Asian country, Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad said today.

February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021

Dhaka urges Kuala Lumpur to finalise protocol on employment of workers

Bangladesh has urged Malaysia to finalise protocol amending the MoU between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Bangladesh (G2G plus) on the employment of workers.

September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020

Consider interests of Bangladeshi workers during pandemic: Dhaka to host countries

Dhaka today urged the countries which host migrant workers, to consider the interests of Bangladeshi expatriates sympathetically in the present context of Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

112 Bangladeshis stuck in Vietnam return home

One hundred and twelve Bangladeshis, who had been stranded in Vietnam, finally returned home by a chartered flight this afternoon.