Star Online Report
Around 90 percent male migrant workers fell victim of corruption in 2016, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today.
“Destination country’s employers and recruiting agents with Bangladesh recruiting agents deal with the buying and selling of Visas,” TIB Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman alleged while replying to a query at a programme held at MIDAS Centre in Dhaka.
Applicants had to pay Tk 13,000 to Tk 15,000 as bribe for approval of each application at Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry, the TIB report said.
The ministry approved 61,122 applications in 2016, it said.