Producing skilled workforce stressed for more remittance

Government officials in Rangpur at a post-rally discussion on Wednesday stressed on producing skilled workforce and their safer migration to increase remittance inflow with honour and dignity, reports BSS.

They opined this at the discussion jointly organised by the district administration and District Employment and Human Resources Office at the conference room of Deputy Commissioner in observance of the International Migrants Day-2019.

Earlier, a rally participation with the government and NGO officials, returned expatriates, relatives of expatriates, overseas jobseekers, students, teachers and civil society members was brought out on the streets.

Joint Director of Rangpur Branch of Bangladesh Bank Mukul Chandra Dutta Mohanta attended the discussion as the chief guest with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Syed Enamul Kabir in the chair.

Additional Police Commissioner (Traffic) of Rangpur Metropolitan Police Ujjal Kumar Roy, Senior District Information Officer Humayun Kabir, Manager (Operations) of Rangpur Branch of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited Abu Kawser

Talukder addressed as special guests.

Expatriate Bangladeshi Rakibul Islam shared his experience and suggested overseas jobseekers for becoming skilled workforce before going abroad to earn more wages and live with dignity.

Assistant Director of District Employment and Manpower Office Amena Parveen delivered a welcome speech.

“The present government has taken steps for enhancing skills and expertise of overseas jobseekers by imparting training and ensuring their safer migration, welfare, rights, dignity, honour and justice both at home and abroad,” she said.

The chief guest stressed on proper utilisation of the population dividend by turning youths into skilled workforce before sending them abroad following appropriate rules and procedures to ensure their better wages and safety.

“The expatriate Bangladeshis are contributing to strengthening of the national economy along with marinating the increasing trend of remittance inflow,” he said and stressed on ensuring appropriate facilities for them at home and abroad.

Later, he distributed prizes among the winner students of different competitions and giving crests to the highest remittance senders and their relatives of the district.