Helplines launched for expat workers
The Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment has created a call center for Bangladeshi expatriates and their relatives at home to solve issues or provide information about any problems they might face
Expatriates Minister Nurul Islam inaugurated the service yesterday at Dhaka’s Prabasi Kallyan Bhaban in the presence of Bangladeshi 41 labour attaché from 27 embassies. The service was initiated by Wage Earners Welfare Board with technical assistance from the Access to Information (a2i) project.
It has been named ‘Prabashbondhu Call center’ (Foreign Friends Call Centre) and initially launched for expatriates living in three countries – Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Jordan – as a pilot project. Read more