Dhaka urges Tashkent to resume recruiting Bangladeshi workers

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published at 01:30am on January 22, 2021

Bangladesh embassy in Tashkent has urged Uzbekistan to resume the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers in different companies in that country.

Bangladesh ambassador to Uzbekistan Md Zahangir Alam made the call at a meeting with adviser to chairman of the board of ERIELL company for the Middle East and also former ambassador of Uzbekistan to Iran Ilkhom Akramov and deputy drector of Enter Engineering Pte Ltd Jahangir Nazrullaev Zakirjanovich on Wednesday at the Bangladesh embassy in Tashkent, said a press release Thursday.

During the meeting, he also requested to take back the rest 649 out of 888 skilled workers whose visas have already been issued by the Uzbekistan government and health checkups and other formalities have already been done at Bangladesh end.

In response, Ilkhom Akramov assured the Bangladesh envoy of resuming recruitment of Bangladeshi workers after completing the assessment of total workforce required for their company.

At the onset of the meeting, Zahangir Alam thanked the company high officials for visiting Bangladesh embassy in Tashkent.