Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment’s state minister Imran Ahmad met Former Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar bin Ibrahim at his office on Friday.
During the meeting Anwar Ibrahim has lauded Bangladeshi workers who were working Malaysia for their sincerity and dedication to their work.
The Malaysian politician praised Bangladeshi workers as hardworking.
Anwar said that his government was working to ensure proper wages and accommodation for Bangladeshi workers.
Anwar Ibrahim, who is currently the president of the People’s Justice Party and leader of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, said that Malaysian government was working to introduce a unified system for recruitment of foreign workers to Malaysia.
Imran met Anwar at his office on Friday, according to a release issued by the EWOE ministry.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to Malaysia Md Shahidul Islam, labour counsellor Zahidul Islam and first secretary Hedayetul Islam were present at the meeting
Imran Ahmad thanked the Malaysian government for its hospitality.
He sought cooperation of the Malaysian government in recruiting workers and extending investment.
A Bangladesh team led by Imran Ahmed visited Malaysia on May 11-16.
During his visit Imran had bilateral talks with Malaysian Human Resources minister and paid a courtesy call to the home minister. He also visited Sarawak province and met the officials of the provincial government.