Monthly Archives: October 2019

GFMD summit in Ecuador shifted to January

The 12th summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development due in November has been rescheduled for January 20-24, it was announced on Friday. The venue, Quito, the capital city of the Republic Ecuador, would remain unchanged, said 2019 GFMD chair Ambassador Santiago Chavez. At the summit, Bangladesh would raise the migration policy issues recently adopted by the government for implementation of the global compact for safe, orderly and regular

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Govt starts giving 2.0pc incentive on remittance

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said the government has started giving 2.0 percent cash incentive on money remitted by expatriate Bangladeshis to remove the burden of increased expenses in sending remittance. This move will also encourage them to send remittances through legal channels, he added, reports BSS. “In the national budget for the fiscal 2019-20, the government announced 2.0 percent cash incentive on remittance. But, the

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