Imran for working together on rehabilitation of returned migrant-workers
DHAKA, Oct 14, 2021 (BSS) - Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment
Minister Imran Ahmed today urged all stakeholders to work together to
rehabilitate migrant workers who have returned to Bangladesh.
"The government, along with all development partners and stakeholders
related to immigration, wants to rehabilitate the returning workers and
develop the immigration sector. We have to work together to solve the
problems of expatriate workers," he added.
The minister said this while addressing a meeting on "Post Covid-19
Reintegration of Returned Migrant Workers: An Analysis and Way Forward" at
the meeting room of the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas
The minister said the government has taken various socio-economic
initiatives to rehabilitate the workers who have returned to Bangladesh.
Mentioning that the government is sincere towards the expatriate workers,
he said that an initiative is being taken to set up a hospital and diagnostic
center in city's Vatara area in the name of Father of Nation Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for the expatriate workers.
Secretary of the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment
Dr Ahmed Munirus Saleheen conducted the meeting.
Director General of Wage Earners' Welfare Board Md Hamidur Rahman, Director
General of Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training (BMET) Md Shahidul Alam
and Chief of Mission of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in
Bangladesh Giorgi Gigauri also spoke, among others.