New Age Bangladesh | 11 October 2018
Thousands of Bangladeshi workers became the worst victims of migrating to Middle East countries on the so-called free visas or individual visas also known as friends and family visas.
Dishonest brokers and recruiting agents popularized these visas in Bangladesh knowing full well that the workers would face uncertainties in these host countries, said migration experts.
But middlemen, recruiting agencies and dishonest employers made money by selling these visas to the poor and unlettered workers.
BMET officials said that over 70 per cent migrants from Bangladesh to ME countries were sent on the so called ‘free visas.’
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