Academics, senior government officials, representatives from migrants’ organizations and recruiting agencies on Thursday stressed the need for taking concerted steps by all stakeholders concerned to ensure safe, orderly, regular, responsible and rights based migration.
They made the remarks while speaking at the Validation Workshop on National Strategy and Action Plan on Migration and Development.
The workshop was organized through the Global Programme Mainstreaming Migration in National Development Strategies was held in the city’s Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.
Dhaka University Economics professor Abul Barkat presented draft research findings at the workshop, chaired by Expatriates welfare and overseas employment ministry’s additional secretary Azharaul Haque.
Foreign Affairs ministry’s director general Nahida Sobhan and International Organization for Migration deputy chief of mission Abdusattor Esoev spoke at the workshop.