The Daily Star | 17 October 2018
Labour migration analysts and businesses have expressed optimism that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will highlight Bangladeshi migrant workers’ rights during her meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today.
According to Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET), Saudi Arabia has recruited nearly 36 lakh Bangladeshis since 1976. It is now the largest overseas labour market for Bangladesh as around two million Bangladeshis are employed there. Last year, they sent home Tk 110,247 crore.
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