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1,000 workers to be sent abroad yearly from every upazila lagging behind

  • Published at 07:53 pm June 20th, 2019
Parliament House
File photo of the Parliament building Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Workers are being sent to 173 countries so far and all data of the expatriate workers are recorded in a database

State Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmad said the government has for the first time formulated a work plan to send 1,000 workers abroad per year from every upazila of the districts lagging behind in migration.

“It is open for all from all regions  of the country going abroad as workers. No quota system is followed in this regard,” he said at the parliament on Thursday, reports BSS.

The state minister said workers are being sent to 173 countries so far and all data of the expatriate workers are recorded in a database.