Skilled migration & more

Skilled migration & more

Lack of skill traps migrants in limited job market

Md Hasan travelled overnight from his home district Barguna to the capital city recently for biometric data enrollment at the Visa Service Centre for Saudi Arabia, hoping to secure a low-paid job in the Kingdom.

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International Migrants Day: Focus on their skills training

There should be a special focus on enhancing the skills training of prospective migrant workers, said Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain yesterday.

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.

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

Labour migration to see 82pc increase

With over 10.29 lakh migrant workers going abroad till November, overseas employment this year is likely to see nearly an 82 percent increase compared to last year, says a new report by Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU).

KL to take 10k workers under G2G system

The Malaysian government has made a new move to hire Bangladeshi workers under a government-to-government arrangement as the

Moldovaian visa issued to 28 Bangladeshi workers in 1st phase: Momen

After long negotiations with different stakeholders in Moldova, they have agreed to recruit Bangladeshi workers.

Fiji to hire more workers from Bangladesh

Fiji has emerged as a potential destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers with job opportunities opening up for foreign workers in various sectors including construction, garment and agriculture.

573 workers left for Malaysia in August

As many as 573 migrant workers have gone to Malaysia for employment in August, shows latest data of Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training.

Ethnic minorities to get jobs in Korea

Persons belonging to ethnic minority communities in Bangladesh will be getting employment opportunities as “seasonal” workers in South Korea’s agriculture and fisheries sectors.

With 53 Bangladeshi workers reaching Malaysia, labour market reopens after 3 years

The first batch of 53 workers reached Malaysia this morning (August 9, 2022) as the nation’s labour market resumed recruiting Bangladeshi workers after more than three years of suspension.

53 workers left for Malaysia as labour market opens after 3 years

A total of 53 workers left for Malaysia last night (August 8, 2022) as the nation's labour market was opened to Bangladesh since it ceased accepting workers in 2019.

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