Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local jobs as loans mount | Post Bulletin

Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local jobs as loans mount | Post Bulletin

But the COVID-19 crisis suddenly escalated, flights were cancelled and Parvin’s joy soon became a nightmare “scramble for survival” as she scoured for ways to provide for her family. “I went mad looking for jobs … nobody was hiring,” the 35-year-old told the Thomson Reuters Foundation at a small cafe in the capital, Dhaka, where […]

FEATURE-Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local jobs as loans mount

(Photo essay: https://tmsnrt.rs/3rbmkHF) By Mohammad Rakibul Hasan and Naimul Karim DHAKA, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Hamida Parvin returned home to Bangladesh for a holiday from her job as a nanny in Qatar last February, she was excited to see her 17-year-old son after a year apart. But the COVID-19 crisis suddenly escalated, […]

‘Bangladesh to create skilled manpower for post-Covid overseas jobs’

'Bangladesh to create skilled manpower for post-Covid overseas jobs'

In our country, Bangladesh Association International Recruiting Agency (BAIRA) alone sends migrants abroad. This private agency does not send migrants professionally. There are some middlemen in the destination countries and some here in Bangladesh. Although they are sending migrants since 1984, they have not developed professionalism. They never carried out any research. On the contrary, […]