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    Labour attaches asked to explore overseas jobs for workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on August 21, 2019

    Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment minister Imran Ahmad on Tuesday urged the country’s labour attaches posted at Bangladesh missions abroad to play economic role and...

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    Interviews find no Rohingya willing to go back 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on August 20, 2019

    The government by Tuesday informed 3,399 prospective Rohingya returnees about the readiness of Bangladesh, Myanmar and the UNHCR authorities for facilitating their return to Rakhine...

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    Dhaka, Delhi for speedy, sustainable Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 01:23pm on August 20, 2019

    Visiting Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said Bangladesh and India agreed on safe, speedy and sustainable return of Rohingyas to their place...

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    Malaysia continues to detain undocumented workers amid amnesty

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    The Malaysian immigration department  continues to detain the undocumented expatriate  workers though the amnesty declared by the  government is still in force. Bangladeshi workers and...

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    Rohingyas asked to express willingness amid tight security

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury in Dhaka and Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    The Bangladesh office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the government have started to ask 3,399 persons of 1,038 Rohingya families to...

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    Indian FM in Dhaka 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on August 19, 2019

    Indian foreign minister S Jaishankar reached Dhaka on Monday evening on a three-day official visit. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen received his Indian counterpart at...

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    Iran for strengthening relations with Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on August 19, 2019

    Iranian president Hassan Ruhani expressed the hope that Iran’s ties with Bangladesh in the area of trade and culture would be strengthened further as both...

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    Jaishankar due today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:22am on August 19, 2019

    Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar will arrive here today on a three-day official visit. Foreign minister A K Abdul Momen would receive his Indian...

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    Norway for voluntary, safe Rohingya return

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Norway has laid emphasis on working together to make sure that things are improving on Myanmar side and expediting the global efforts to ensure the...

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    Rohingya return should be under int’l watch: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    The international community should monitor the repatriation of Rohingya people of Myanmar from Bangladesh as the two governments and the UNHCR have launched preparations for...

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