Work Market: Govt currently searching for options

Referencing that the business circumstance in various nations, particularly in the oil-subordinate Middle Eastern states, probably won't continue as before as before because of the pandemic, Prime Minister Sheik Hasina yesterday said her administration was attempting to investigate elective work showcases and send laborers there. 

"New work markets are being investigated through the [Bangladesh] international safe havens in such manner. In the current circumstance, it is beyond the realm of imagination to expect to send workers incidentally to South East Asian nations, including South Korea and Singapore. In any case, sending laborers to Middle Eastern nations has begun at the ideal level," she advised parliament while answering to an inquiry from Jatiya Party MP Shameem Haider Patwari. 

About elective work showcases, the PM said 50 Bangladeshi specialists acquired Romanian work visas in October a year ago and another 260 work visas was under cycle by the Romanian government. 

Hasina said 240 gifted specialists were shipped off Uzbekistan unexpectedly on November 7 a year ago. They are working at a venture under a designing organization in Qarshi, Uzbekistan. 

"In addition, another 648 Bangladeshi specialists will be shipped off Uzbekistan. Endeavors are in progress to trade labor to that country in different areas." 

The head of the House said there are splendid possibilities for Bangladesh's work market in Africa, uncommonly in Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania and Libya. 

She said the public authority has taken different measurers to send back the Bangladeshi exiles who lost their positions abroad during the pandemic and couldn't re-visitation of their work environment subsequent to stalling out at home. The public authority is getting it going through making new work openings for the ostracizes. 

In this association, Hasina said the public authority was speaking with unfamiliar clergymen of various labor enlisting nations. 

"Significance is being given on three issues – guaranteeing least food and wellbeing offices for the terminated ostracizes, sending them home in the wake of paying half year's pay rates and stipends and different advantages, and mentioning the objective nations to set up Covid-19 recuperation and react asset to make work and little businesses in those nations," she added. 


Reacting to another inquiry, Hasina said extraordinary estimates taken by her administration considering the pandemic to ensure individuals' lives and tackle the monetary emergency emerging from it have assisted Bangladesh with evading the worldwide monetary difficulty. 

"The public authority's extraordinary measures for handling the emergency have kept the country's economy ordinary," she added. 

The PM said Bangladesh would be the 25th biggest economy on the planet by 2035 if its present monetary advancement keeps, as indicated by the Economic League Table of the British financial examination association, "Community for Economics and Business Research". 

Hasina said Bangladesh a year ago enlisted a 5.24 percent GDP development rate. The earlier year, the figure was 8.15 percent, which was the most noteworthy in the nation's set of experiences. 

She said the public authority since the start of the episode dealt with the circumstance mindfully and that is the reason Bangladesh has seen more accomplishment than numerous others nations as far as number of tainted individuals, demise rate and financial misfortunes. 

Discussing Covid immunization, the PM said the antibody obtainment measure was in progress and the inoculation would begin soon in the country. 


Reacting to a question from Awami League MP Ali Azam, the head said Bangladesh has achieved independence in fish creation by boosting up the creation by more than 50% over the most recent 11 years because of powerful and convenient estimates taken by her progressive governments. 

"Bangladesh created 43.84 lakh huge loads of fish in 2019-20 monetary year which was 62.31 percent higher than that of financial year 2008-09 [27.01 lakh tonnes]." 

Hasina said Bangladesh has improved its positioning to the second spot on the planet as far as delivering new water fish according to the report of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 

Every individual in the nation presently eats 62.25gm of fish day by day against the interest of 60gm, she added.