145 Bangladeshis repatriated from Libya

The government repatriated 398 Bangladeshi irregular migrants from Libya in past nine days with the latest group of 145 migrants reaching the country today

4d ago

Survey on untimely return of 218 migrants: Deportation, not getting promised job key reasons

Detention and subsequent deportation, unemployment, and violation of employment contract by not providing promised job and wage were among the key reasons behind untimely return of 218 migrants from abroad, found a telephonic survey.

2w ago

Banks to appreciate taka against US dollar

Banks will buy dollar at Tk 110, sell at Tk 110.5 from Nov 23

2w ago

'Countries vocal on human rights often silent on migrant workers’ sufferings'

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam today said it was a tragic irony that countries that claim to be vocal on human rights issues internationally often remain "silent or in denial" about transgressions with migrant workers within their own territories

2w ago

Market has unofficial inter-bank exchange rates now: PRI

The Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh says in a press briefing

2w ago

11.66 lakh women workers went abroad so far

A total of 11.66 lakh female migrant workers went to different countries so far, Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad told parliament yesterday.

Repatriation of illegal immigrants: Govt to sign SOP with UK

In reply to a reporter’s query if the SOP will be used to facilitate bringing back BNP’s acting chairman Tarique Rahman, who is living in the UK, the home minister said, "We will try our best"

Remittance hits four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October

Oman suspends new visas for Bangladeshis

Oman has suspended the issuance of visas across all categories for Bangladeshis from Tuesday, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) has said

Bangladesh to send more workers to Libya

Bangladesh has signed a memorandum of understanding with Libya, aiming to expand labour market for Bangladesh, send more workers through regular channels, and ensure their safety.

Forex reserves fall further to $20.89 billion

It decreased by $60 million in a week

Reunited after 35 years

Brac helps man return to his family after being stranded in Pakistan

Labour market expanding beyond Gulf, Southeast Asia

There has been a noticeable increase in the migration of Bangladeshi workers to smaller overseas labour markets through regular channels in recent years, signaling a promising path for the sector’s expansion.

Submission of biometric data: Aspirant migrant workers wait for hours in long queues

Hundreds of aspirant migrant workers had to wait for several hours yesterday in long queues to submit their biometric information at the Visa Service Centre for Saudi Arabia in the capital’s Jamuna Future Park, enduring various sufferings

Remittance hits 41-month low

$1.34 billion came in September, lowest since April of 2020

First migrants in a week land on Italy's Lampedusa

38 migrants from Bangladesh arrived after their nine-metre boat was picked up off the coast by Italian authorities, Ansa said.

Experts’ opinions sought to know causes of falling remittances

The Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today sought innovative suggestions from economists and sector experts to identify the reasons why inward remittance flow is not growing to the expected level, despite massive manpower exports and many students staying back and working abroad

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