Malaysia to open labour market for Bangladeshi workers soon

Published: May 15, 2019 16:29:37 | Updated: May 15, 2019 19:07:58

State Minister for Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmad on Tuesday expressed the hope that Malaysia will open its labour market for Bangladeshi workers very soon.

The junior minister came up with the statement on Tuesday after holding talks with Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran in Kuala Lumpur.

The Malaysian government also proposed holding a meeting of the joint working group between Bangladesh and Malaysia on May 30-31, reports UNB.

During the meeting, Kula Segaran said the Malaysian government always expresses positive gesture over opening up labour market for Bangladesh.

The both parties agreed in principle to reopen the Malaysian labour market shortly.

M Kulasegaran told Imran Ahmad that their government is very positive about the issue and it will be placed before the cabinet very soon.

Besides, the meeting emphasised on resolving various problems of workers, including the harassment and repression of irregular ones, in Malaysia.

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