20 February 2015, The Daily Star
Thailand may sign a deal with Bangladesh for recruitment of workers for fishing, construction and manufacturing sectors to contribute to the economies of the two countries.
“We have highlighted the government to government initiatives for low-cost exploitation-free ethical labour recruitment of our people in Bangkok,” Saida Muna Tasneem, ambassador at Bangladesh embassy in Bangkok, told The Daily Star over phone yesterday.
She has recently met with Thai Labour Minister Surasak Karnjanarat and stressed the need for expediting the process of recruitment.
Kazi Russel Pervez, counsellor at the embassy, and Ali Haider Chowdhury, senior vice-president of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies, accompanied the ambassador in the meeting.