Malaysia opens doors for Bangladeshi workers who are in leave...

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Malaysia opens doors for Bangladeshi workers who are in leave

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:51 PM, 10 July 2020   Updated: 09:06 PM, 10 July 2020

Malaysia opens doors for Bangladeshi workers who are in leave

Malaysia opens doors for Bangladeshi workers who are in leave

Many of the Bangladeshi workers who came to the country on holiday from Malaysia have expired their visas because they could not renew their permits due to the coronavirus pandemic. So those who have a valid visa can go to Malaysia according to the rules. And the country's government will soon announce so that those whose visas have expired can return to Malaysia.

The assurance was given by the Malaysian Minister of Human Resources during a meeting with Bangladesh High Commissioner to Malaysia. On July 9, the Minister of Human Resources of the Government of Malaysia Datuk Seri M. Saravanan met Bangladesh High Commissioner Shahidul Islam in his office.

The meeting discussed various issues related to Bangladeshi workers and bilateral interests. The High Commissioner congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Human Resources of Malaysia and thanked him for arranging the meeting amid coronavirus pandemic. During the talks, the High Commissioner praised the Malaysian government for its success in controlling coronavirus.

He described the work done by the Bangladesh High Commission along with the Malaysian government and various agencies for the welfare of the expatriate Bangladeshis as a unique experience. In particular, he thanked the Malaysian government for providing food aid to the expatriate Bangladeshi workers amid COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring jobs and salaries, providing necessary quarantine and medical treatment.

He thanked the Malaysian Minister for giving the opportunity to change employers so that Bangladeshi workers would not have to return home amid coronavirus situation. 

Malaysia's human resources minister said their government is working to legalize foreigners who are in illegals and serving jails. He said the citizens of Bangladesh are very hardworking, efficient, and sincere. They have made significant contributions to the development of Malaysia. So the protection of these workers will be provided. The Malaysian government has given great importance to ensure a safe working environment, accommodation, salaries for foreign workers.

The Malaysian Minister of Human Resources lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her visionary leadership and success in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.