Awami League general secretary and public administration minister Syed Ashraful Islam said the sustainable development is not possible without expatriates, Bangla daily Bangladesh Protidin.
He has also mentioned that the government has been working to ensure various facilities to the expatriates.
Syed Ashraf made the remark at a views-exchage meeting with the leaders of Abu Dhabi Central Bangabandhu Parishad in UAE on Wednesday.
Speaking as the chief guest, AL GS said all at home and abroad have to work to strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to implement visions-2021 and 2041 to lift the country to a developed one.
The views-exchange meeting was held at Abu Dhabi Inter Continental Ball Room. Parishad president Aftekhar Hossain Babul presided over it.