• Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020
  • Last Update : 10:03 am

Call centre launched for Bangladeshi expats in Saudi Arabia

  • Published at 10:46 pm April 29th, 2020
phone-doctor-call-online
Bigstock

Sixty-seven doctors will be available from 9am to 9pm (local time) every day

A call centre for emergency health advice for 2.2 million Bangladeshis in Saudi Arabia was launched on Wednesday amid the global coronavirus outbreak.

Bangladesh Embassy in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment, and the Department of ICT jointly inaugurated the call centre, repots UNB.

Expatriate Bangladeshi physicians will provide necessary health advice through the “Probas Bandhu Call Centre” during the Covid-19 crisis, said a press release of ICT Division.

An advice seeker has to call +8809611999111 or Imo numbers- 01400611995, 01400611996, 01400611997, 01400611998, 01958105020 and their call will be diverted to the Bangladeshi doctors staying in Saudi Arabia.

Sixty-seven doctors will be available from 9am to 9pm (local time) every day. Another batch of 250 doctors also expressed interest to register for providing the service.

Further details will be available at corona.gov.bd.

On Thursday, a Bangladeshi man died at a Saudi hospital of coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia is the most popular destination for Bangladeshi workers. Between 1976 and February this year, 4,144,972 Bangladeshis (31.81 percent of the total workers) went to the Kingdom. Last year, 399,000 Bangladeshis went to Saudi Arabia for work, according to BMET.

Bangladeshis remitted $18.355 billion last year and of the amount, $3.65 billion came from the kingdom alone.

59
55
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail