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Bangladesh eyes 1.2 mln overseas jobs in 2018

DHAKA, BANGLADESH (Xinhua) — Remittance-reliant Bangladesh expects 1.2 million overseas jobs for the country’s skilled and semi-skilled workforce in 2018. “We’re planning to send some 1.2 million Bangladeshis abroad with overseas employment this year,” Bangladeshi Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Nurul Islam told journalists on Wednesday. The expectation comes after over 1 million Bangladeshis found overseas jobs

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BASUG in German-Africa Diaspora Conference in Dortmund

Dortmund, June 25: The First German-Africa Diaspora Conference was held in the weekend in the international convention centre of the Technical University in Dortmund. The conference focussed on the contribution of the African and other Diasporas in Germany to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the North-South perspectives. Above hundred representatives from African and other Diasporas in Germany, France, Netherlands, Switzerland,

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৮ ডিসেম্বর ঢাকায় শুরু হচ্ছে মাইগ্রেশন এন্ড ডেভেলপমেন্ট সম্মেলন

পাঁচ দিন ব্যাপী ৯ম ''গ্লোবাল ফোরাম অন মাইগ্রেশন এন্ড ডেভেলপমেন্ট'' সংক্ষেপে জি এফ এম ডি আগামী ৮ ডিসেম্বর ঢাকায় শুরু হতে যাচ্ছে। পাঁচ দিন ব্যাপী এই আন্তর্জাতিক সম্মেলনের প্রথম

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Saudi lifts ban on Bangladesh workers

Star Online Report The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Labor and Social Development lifted the ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers as of Wednesday, reports Arab News. The ban which was in force for the past six years excluded the Bangladeshi domestic help. Bangladesh Ambassador Golam Moshi told Arab News that this is good news for all prospective workers from the country. From now, Bangladeshi migrant jobseekers will be able to find jobs in Saudi

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Bangladeshis among domestic workers trapped in Oman: HRW

Daily Star Online Report Many migrant domestic workers including Bangladeshis are trapped in abusive employment in Oman with their plight hidden behind closed doors, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today. The New York-based rights organisation stressed in the report that Omani authorities should take immediate steps to reform the restrictive immigration system that binds migrant workers to their employers. They should provide the

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50,000 Bangladeshis freed from foreign jails in 5yrs

Staff Correspondent, The Daily Star Around 50,000 Bangladeshi nationals were freed from foreign jails over the last five years, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali told the parliament yesterday. As per the statistics placed in parliament, the minister said a total of 49,503 Bangladeshis were released in 20 countries between 2012 and May, 2016. The highest 18,721 Bangladeshis were released from Malaysian jails during the period, while 17,335 prisoners

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