A six-member delegation of Scotland’s Parliamentary Group (CPG) of various political parties met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban on Monday. At that time, they expressed interest in hiring construction workers from Bangladesh.
Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said in a press conference that Faisal Chowdhury, the first Bangladeshi-origin MP of Scotland Parliament, led the delegation in this meeting with the Prime Minister. Other members of the delegation are Miles Briggs, Evelyn Tweed, Juned Hossain Chowdhury, Farhan Masud Khan and Md. Lutfur Rahman.
Scottish MPs say language skills are a major barrier to hiring construction workers from Bangladesh. At this time, the Prime Minister said that his government has taken various steps through various institutions to provide vocational and computer training, including language teaching, to improve the skills of the workers.
Faisal Chowdhury said that Scotland is interested in investing in the agricultural sector of Bangladesh.
The delegation enthusiastically praised the unprecedented development of Bangladesh under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the last 15 years.
Members of the delegation said the Bangladeshi diaspora is involved in mainstream politics in Scotland and currently around 200 Bangladeshis are elected councilors in the country.
At large of the embassy. Ziauddin and the Chief Secretary of the Prime Minister. Tofazzal Hossain Mia was present at this time.
Emphasis on cooperation between Bangladesh-Nepal-Maldives in tourism: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasized on the need to develop cooperation between Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives for the development of tourism industry for mutual benefit. He said, ‘Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives can develop cooperation in tourism for mutual benefit.’
The outgoing High Commissioner of Maldives to Bangladesh Shirujimath Sameer made this comment during his farewell meeting with the Prime Minister at Ganabhaban yesterday.
After the meeting, Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said in a press briefing that tourism was discussed in the meeting. The Prime Minister also congratulated the newly elected President Mohammad Muijju.
The ambassador said that Bangladesh has huge potential in the tourism industry, especially in Cox’s Bazar, the longest sandy beach in the world.
The Prime Minister said that many Bangladeshi workers are working in Maldives. They are contributing to the economy of both countries.
The Ambassador of Maldives thanked the Prime Minister for the government’s all-out support in fulfilling his duties in Dhaka.
He said that during his tenure, the relations between Maldives and Bangladesh reached a new height.
Embassy At Large M Ziauddin and Chief Secretary M Tofazzel Hossain Mia were also present at this time. live