Workers require knowing KSA regulations before departure, says Saudi envoy

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 00:46, Jan 21,2021


Bangladesh workers require an orientation on Saudi laws and regulations before their departure for jobs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi ambassador Essa Yousef Essa Alduhalian said in Dhaka on Wednesday.

He said this in a meeting with state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam at the foreign ministry, according to a press release.

They exchanged views on regional and multilateral issues and agreed to maintain close cooperation on issues such as repatriation of the forcefully displaced 1.1 million Myanmar nationals from Bangladesh and the renewal of passports to the so-called 55,000 Rohingyas in Saudi Arabia. 

They also reviewed cooperation in key areas of Bangladesh-Saudi partnership, multi-dimensional security affairs, establishment of joint business councils, visits of the businessmen to the Kingdom, spontaneous interactions between the businesses, contract farming and fishing in the Red Sea in third countries, capacity building and training in light of the Saudi labour market demand, collaboration in technical training centres and accreditation for the certificates of training and establishment of Arabic Language Institute.

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