The Ambassador urged the Bangladeshi undocumented migrant workers in the SAARC Islands country of Maldives to cooperate in sending remittances to the country through legal channels. On Thursday (September 1), Bangladesh High Commissioner Rear Admiral SM Abul Kalam Azad paid a courtesy call on Maldives Finance Minister Ibrahim Amir at his ministry.
State Minister of Finance Ministry, Deputy Minister and First Secretary of Mission and Chancery Sohail Parvez were present at this time. . In the meeting, expatriate Bangladeshis in Maldives were requested to take necessary measures to pay dollars at the official exchange rate or send remittances through Rufiya.
Also providing correct salary slips in dollars to expatriate Bangladeshis.
Besides, in view of the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries, the High Commissioner requested the Maldivian government to introduce work visas for Bangladeshis.