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Shofiqur starts seven-day Mideast visit

Staff Reporter, Dhaka 

Published: 08:27, 25 May 2024

Shofiqur starts seven-day Mideast visit

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State Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Shofiqur Rahman Chowdhury has gone on a seven-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Oman to expand the Middle East labour market and address temporary issues.

He left Dhaka on Friday morning. During the visit, the state minister is scheduled to participate in several meetings in Dubai. He will meet with members of the Dubai Business Council. He will also meet with Bangladeshis working in Dubai, according to a media release from the ministry.

Shofiqur will be present as the chief guest at the Remittance Award 2023 organised by the Bangladesh Embassy in Dubai on Saturday (today). He will make a courtesy call on Qatar's Minister of Labour Ali bin Samikh Al Marri on May 27. 

He will also meet with Bangladeshi businessmen based in Qatar on the same day. He will meet with Bangladeshi workers and community leaders, the release also said.

The state minister will make a courtesy call on Oman's Labour Minister Dr Mahad bin Said bin Ali Baawain. He will also meet with the Bangladeshi business committee in Oman. He is scheduled to return home on May 31.

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