Bangladeshis in Malaysia to get digital consular services

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 09:32, Mar 11,2021


Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen virtually launches ‘BanglaTiger Digital services for expatriate Bangladeshis in Malaysia on Wednesday.- Collected photo

The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday launched a digital platform called ‘BanglaTiger Digital’ for extending services on passport, legalisation, job applications etc. for Bangladesh nationals living in Malaysia.

The service seekers can use the platform without spending any money from their pocket.

BanglaTiger Digital is the High Commission’s own digital platform to connect with the huge number of Bangladeshi expatriates living in Malaysia.

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen virtually launched the digital platform on Wednesday evening.

Through this initiative, Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur has inched forward to become the first full-fledged digital mission abroad.

Bangladesh high commissioner in Malaysia Md. Golam Sarwar advised the expatriates to use the platform to get the benefits of it.

Foreign ministry’s secretary Mashfee Binte Shams said that the platform is an example of digitalisation of public service delivery as initiated by the prime minister Sheikh Hasina to build ‘Digital Bangladesh’.

Bangladesh deputy high commissioner in Kuala Lumpur Mohammad Khorshed A. Khastagir moderated the launching event.

The high commission is planning to add-on more service like mobile telephony, health service, remittance etc. in future, diplomats in the high commission said.

After the launching event, the high commissioner had an exchange of views virtually with the members of Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh on the matter.


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