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JS body for maintaining contact with Malaysia over sending workers

Parliamentary standing committee on Ministry

of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment today proposed maintaining

close contact with concerned Malaysian ministries over sending Bangladeshi

workers there.

The proposal was made at the committee's 25th meeting held at Jatiya

Sangsad (JS) Bhaban with its chairman Nurul Mojid Mahmud Humayun in the

chair.

Committee members Md Shahab Uddin, Md Esrafil Alam, Mahmud Us-Samad

Chowdhury and Mahfuzur Rahman attended the meeting, among others.

Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Nurul Islam BSc attended the

meeting on special invitation.

The meeting was told that some systematic changes will be brought through

soon to be held meeting of joint working group between the governments of

Bangladesh and Malaysia to ensure taking part by more recruiting agencies in

the process of sending workers, bringing down the immigration cost.

Nurul Islam BSc will head Bangladesh delegation at the meeting to be held

on September 25, and the JS body proposed to finalize the process to send

Bangladeshis to Malaysian labour market at that meeting.

The committee also emphasized on research on possibility of sending workers

to labour markets of different countries, formulating plans to send workers

based on the report of the research.

Top officials of concerned ministry, department and agencies were also

present at the meeting, among others.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)