Speaker lauds expatriates’ contribution for dev

10 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Tuesday lauded the contribution of Bangladeshi expatriates to the country’s overall development as the Qatar unit of Awami League (AL) called on her, reports BSS.

Recalling the contribution of Bangladeshi expatriates in expediting the country’s ongoing development, the Speaker said under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the country has successfully graduated to reach the status of middle income nation, an official release.

Referring to the massive development projects undertaken by the government, Dr Chaudhury said by achieving the sustainable development goals, Bangladesh will attain the status of a developed country by 2041.

During the meeting, different issues, including sending skilled manpower to Qatar, arranging training for the workers to enhance professional expertise and export of medicine and readymade garments (RMG) were discussed.

Pointing out that Bangladeshi medicine and RMG have high demand in Qatar markets, the Qatar AL delegation urged the Speaker to play due role in expanding bilateral trade between the two countries.

The AL delegation was led by Freedom Fighter Omar Faruk Chowdhury.  Bangladesh’s ambassador in Doha Ashud Ahmed and general secretary of Qatar AL unit Engineer Abu Raihan, among others, were present on the occasion.