1.54 lakh or 33.03 percent of the returnee expatriates were from Chattogram division followed by 1.32 lakh or 28.48 percent from Dhaka
After years of advocacy from migrant rights groups, the government amended the The Overseas Employment and Migrants Act by publishing a gazette on September 21, recognising roles of sub-agents in labour migration sector.
Labour welfare wings at Bangladesh missions abroad have been working on different initiatives to encourage more migrant workers to send remittance home using formal channels.
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.
Nasir Uddin Badal was having dinner at a restaurant in Marrakesh city of Morocco when the devastating earthquake struck the African country on Friday night (local time).
In recent times, Australia has emerged as an opportune location for Bangladeshi nurses, as the Oceania nation is currently hiring professionals in the field from different countries due to a domestic shortage in workforce.
Hong Kong’s labour ministry has shown interest in hiring more female workers from Bangladesh, opening doors towards a prospective market expansion.
Private sector employers have to contribute 50 percent of their employees’ monthly instalments under the universal pension scheme, said a gazette from the finance ministry yesterday.