first_imgExpatriates`s welfare and overseas employment minister Nurul Islam. Photo collected from the ministry website.At least 200,000 Rohingya people have gone abroad with Bangladeshi passports, expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister Nurul Islam said on Saturday, reports UNB.Addressing a programme organised by Centre for Non-Resident Bangladeshis (NRB) at a city hotel, the minister said, “Rohingyas with Bangladeshi passports were earning abroad and sending remittance to Myanmar.”He asked the local authorities of district level including the UP chairmen for not providing the Rohingya refugees any identification certificates.He also asked the passport office to be more alert in approving passports.The government was aiming to create a secured, proper and systematic immigration process in the country which will secure the rights and welfare of Bangladeshi expatriates across the world, the minister said.He urged the expatriates to invest their remittance in the country.Former minister SK Shahidul Islam, adviser of former caretaker government Hossain Zillur Rahman, Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) president Md Shafiul Alam were also present there among others.last_img

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