President urges UAE to recruit more manpower

President M Abdul Hamid today urged the United
Arab Emirates (UAE) government to recruit more skilled and semi-skilled
manpower as well as professionals from Bangladesh in various sectors.

The President came up with the call as the newly-appointed UAE resident
Ambassador to Bangladesh Abdulla Ali Abdulla Khaseif Al Hmoudi presented his
credentials to the head of the state at Bangabhaban here this afternoon.

Later, President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed the BSS about the

During the meeting, Hamid congratulated the UAE leadership for successfully
hosting the global mega event “Dubai Expo 2020” despite the challenges of the
Covid-19 pandemic.

Hamid thanked the UAE government for providing employment opportunities to
around seven lakh Bangladeshi expatriates there.

The UAE is making an important contribution to the development of Bangladesh,
he mentioned.

Noting that Bangladesh produces international-standard products, especially
ready-made garments (RMG), ceramics, pharmaceuticals, leather goods, jute
products, frozen fish, electronic products, furniture, plastic products and
construction materials, the President said the UAE can import these quality
products from Bangladesh.

Receiving the credential, the President mentioned Bangladesh’s excellent
relationship with the UAE saying that Bangladesh attaches the highest
importance to its relationship with the United Arab Emirates.

Referring to the excellent bilateral ties existing between the two countries,
he expressed hope that these relations would be strengthened in the coming

The President assured the ambassador of providing all-out cooperation in
doing assignments in Bangladesh.

Secretaries concerned and senior officials of Bangabhaban were present there.

Earlier, on his arrival at Bangabhaban, a contingent of the horse-mounted
President Guard Regiment (PGR) offered the ambassador guards of honour.

The national anthems of the both countries were also played by the army band.

The ambassador made a round of inspection of the guards of honour.

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