Bangladesh Ban Lifted

Bangladesh Ban has been Removed by Saudi Arabia  

Saudi Arabia has lifted 8 Years old ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers. The ban was put in place in 2008, and while official reasons suggested the Kingdom had ‘met its quota’ of Bangladeshi workers, rumors also suggested that the ban had come after several reports appeared linking them to criminal activities including theft, printing fake currency, running banned businesses and some other Illegal activities.

Announcement was made on Wednesday 10th August 2016 after a meeting between Saudi King Salman and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in June 2016.

Golam Moshi, Dhaka's envoy at Saudi Arabia said “The decision will benefit all categories of workers including skilled, unskilled and professionals such as doctors, nurses, Engineers, teachers, farm, and General construction workers”

He more added “We are thankful to  Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia for allowing us to resume recruitment

Both ministers agreed to enhance support in the manpower sector by addressing issues like reducing migration cost, imparting training to Saudi Arabia-bound workers and recruiting more male workers and general Labours for mutual benefit.

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