Stranded Bangladeshi workers to get new entry permits: Qatari Foreign Minister
Foreign Affairs Minister of Qatar Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman assured of issuing exceptional entry permits for stranded expatriate Bangladeshis in short time.
The minister came up with the assurance in a meeting with Md Jashim Uddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh in Qatar, on Thursday, said a press release.
Md Jashim requested the Qatar minister to take measures over the return of Bangladeshi workers by issuing exceptional entry permits.
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He also handed over a list of stranded expatriate Bangladeshis to Yousuf Mohamed.
The ambassador applauded the reformation programmes including the wage protection system, dispute settlement system which were initiated by the Qatar authorities while the Qatar minister praised the quality work of Bangladeshi workers.
Md Jashim also mentioned the contribution of Bangladeshi workers in the overall advancement of Qatar and discussed different aspects of changing sponsorships of Bangladeshi workers.