A high level Bangladesh team led by Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment ministry’s state minister Irnran Ahmad on Saturday left for Malaysia on a five day visit to the East Asian country.
During the visit, Bangladesh government would take its best efforts to restore labour market in Malaysia kept suspended to Bangladeshi workers since September last year.
Officials in Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur said that the bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Malaysia would be held on May 14.
During the meeting, Bangladesh team would request the Malaysian counterpart to quickly resume recruitment of workers from Bangladesh, they said.
After having bilateral talks with Malaysian human resource minister M. Kulasegaran, the Bangladesh state minister and his team would hold discussion with the chief minister and the governor of Sarawak province with a view to exploring labour market there.
Sarawak is a special administrative zone of Malaysia which enjoys autonomy as regards its rule of governance.
Led by EWOE ministry’s state minister Imran Ahmad, the Bangladesh delegation includes Bangladesh High Commissioner in KL Md Shahidul Islam, Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training director general Salim Reza and EWOE ministry’s additional secretary Dr Ahmed Munirus Saleheen.