Staff Correspondent: Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam BSc said that Bangladesh has sent over 9.64 lakh overseas workers abroad with employments in 2017.
The minister made the disclosure while addressing a programme at Daily Star’s Azimur Rahman Conference Hall in the capital yesterday.
He said that the country has sent over 9.64 lakh workers under the management of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment from January to December 13 in 2017.
A total of 71,433 women workers were sent to Saudi Arabia in 2016-17 fiscal year, he added.
The minister also said that no irregularities, corruption, harassments will be tolerated during manpower sending.
Israfil Alam MP, former ambassador Humayun Kabir, Dhaka International University VC professor D K M Mohsin, BMET Director General Salim Reza, BMET Director (Training) Dr Nurul Islam.
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