Foreign Minister goes to Saudi Arabia today
05 January 2016, Nirapad News: AH Mahmood Ali is going to Saudi Arabia today on a three-day visit, Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque said.
The migration issue will dominate the talks, he said.
Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Secretary Khandkar Iftikhar Haider Chowdhury said an informal embargo on male workers is expected to be withdrawn.
He said the countries signed an agreement on Domestic Service Workers under which male and female workers could be sent.
Initially, Saudi Arabia was only interested in importing female domestic workers but they are now interested in widening the scope.