January 26, 2023
At a press briefing on Tuesday, Islam said they came to know the decision through the media. “We have sent a note verbale to understand the issue. Our High Commission in Malaysia is in touch. We are trying to understand the problem.” According to the Malaysian media, their government suspended the current Foreign Worker Application System for the recruitment of …
Bangladesh government launches first employment injury scheme pilot in the garment sector
Dhaka (ILO news) – The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is celebrating the establishment of the country’s first ever pilot of a social security scheme working on income protection and medical care for work-related injuries. The launch of the pilot of an Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) in Dhaka was chaired by Mr Md Ehsan-E-Elahi, Secretary, Ministry of Labour …
What can Bangladesh do to deliver more and better jobs for everyone?
Bangladesh has made remarkable progress toward ending poverty and sharing prosperity with more of its people. As recently as 2000, about one in three Bangladeshis lived in extreme poverty based on the national poverty line; today, this has fallen to 13 percent. The poorest 40 percent of the population also saw positive per person consumption growth. Like in most countries, …