The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has revoked the private and commercial pilot licences of Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ first officer Sadia Ahmed and the commercial pilot licence of first officer Al-Mehedi Islam for forging their academic certificate and other documents.
Expatriate Bangladeshis can play an important role in “branding” a positive Bangladesh across the globe under the government’s public diplomacy effort, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday.
The government needs to ease and increase its different services for the expatriates including those related to remittance as their contributions are crucial for the country’s economy, speakers said at a discussion yesterday.
The government is going to mark National Expatriates Day for the first time today with the objective of honouring millions of Bangladeshis living abroad and involving them more in the country’s development.
To honour the contributions of migrant workers to the country’s GDP growth and their role in enriching foreign currency reserves, The Daily Star and BRAC have jointly initiated the “Remittance Award”.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating Dhaka-Rome flights from March next year, said Biman MD and CEO Shafiul Azim yesterday.
The government today brought back a group of 140 Bangladeshi migrants from Libya.
There should be a special focus on enhancing the skills training of prospective migrant workers, said Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain yesterday.
Detention and subsequent deportation, unemployment, and violation of employment contract by not providing promised job and wage were among the key reasons behind untimely return of 218 migrants from abroad, found a telephonic survey.