Skilled migration & more

Skilled migration & more

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.

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.

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.

Workers in Maldives: 47pc don’t get promised wages

Around 47 percent Bangladeshi migrant workers in the Maldives do not receive the wages promised to them, according to a recent study.

Recruitment to Malaysia: Still marred by irregularities

Recruitment of new Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia has been tainted by a number of irregularities, with a few dozen workers falling into trouble, which includes joblessness.

UAE expresses interest to recruit more skilled migrant workers

During the meeting, the gulf country showed interest in hiring professionals, technologists, nurses and caregivers from Bangladesh

Skill factor hinders rise in remittance

Despite sending well over a million migrants abroad last year, Bangladesh is unlikely to get the desired remittance from them as almost four out of five of them were less skilled.

Labour hiring in Malaysia / Bangladesh calls for ensuring transparency

Bangladesh High Commissioner to Malaysia Md Golam Sarwar has called for ensuring transparency in the recruitment process of workers from Bangladesh to Malaysia

Recruit skilled male workers in RMG sector: Expatriates' minister urges Jordan

Expatriates Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad today (May 15, 2022) called upon the Jordan government to consider recruiting skilled male migrant workers alongside females from Bangladesh in the Middle Eastern country’s garment sector.

Provide them with language skills training

Female migrant workers should be provided with sufficient skills training, including learning the host country’s language for their empowerment and safety in receiving countries, said speakers at a workshop yesterday.

Don’t repeat syndication

Both Bangladesh and Malaysia governments should avert repeating past occurrences, including “syndication”, that led to the closure of the

Aim is to reopen labour market, lower cost

Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad yesterday said he has been waiting for Malaysia’s response to initiate talks over sending Bangladeshi migrant workers to the country.

Bangladeshi IT professionals to be recruited to Australia, deal signed

An Australian company has signed a deal to recruit IT professionals from Bangladesh.

‘We don’t want syndication’

Recruiting agencies of both Bangladesh and Malaysia yesterday said they don’t want “syndication” in the process of sending Bangladeshi migrant workers to Southeast Asian countries.

98 Bangladeshi workers leaving for South Korea tonight

At least 98 more Bangladeshi workers are leaving for South Korea tonight via chartered flights operated by a Korean air company.

KL for 25 recruiting agencies: Can Dhaka stick to its no-cap stance?

A debate over syndication in labour recruitment in Malaysia is swirling around, especially after Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur signed a memorandum of understanding in this regard on December 19.

Doors to Italy to remain open

Bangladeshis will continue to have the opportunity of applying for employment in Italy through the legal process as seasonal and non-seasonal workers in various sectors.

Recruiting Agency: Service charge must not cross Tk 10,000

The service charge taken by recruiting agencies in Bangladesh to send workers to Malaysia should not exceed Tk 10,000, said Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) Director General Shahidul Alam yesterday.

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