Malaysia has expressed its interest to recruit 1.5 lakh farm labourers from Bangladesh.
Visiting Malaysian Home Minister Dr Ahmed Zahid Hamidi said this when he called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office this morning, reports BSS.
After the meeting, prime minister’s Special Assistant Mahbubul Hoque Shakil briefed reporters.
The Malaysian home minister informed that his government has started the process for legalising the Bangladesh workers staying in Malaysia.
The prime minister urged the Malaysian government to recruit more Bangladeshi workers at government-to-government level.
Malaysian home minister held a positive discussion with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina about recruitment of Bangladeshi workers at a private level.
The premier also conveyed her deep sympathy to the family members of the passengers of the missing plane.
Malaysian home minister thanked the Bangladesh government for taking its prompt measures to track down the missing plane with the Navy frigate and patrol aircrafts.