Human Resource Minister Richard Riot said today that he is worthy of being appointed as a federal minister....Riot, who is also Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) deputy president, said his appointment as a federal minister was the prerogative of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak....But Riot had said he was in the Human Resources ministry because his first degree in Human Resource was from University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom while his Masters was also in the same field.– Bernama - FMT News, 29/6/2013
Your members asked for foreign workers, Zahid tells group
The deputy prime minister revealed this after the group came up with a statement yesterday asking Putrajaya to clear illegal foreign workers in the country before bringing in large number of Bangladeshi workers.
Zahid said three agencies responsible for managing foreign workers in the country had confirmed receiving the request from FMM members. "Yes they did not give any (official) letter.
G2G plus deal with KL this week
Under the agreement, around 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers will be sent to Malyasia through private recruiting agencies in the next three years, he said.
A delegation, led by Malaysia Human Resources Minister Seri Richard Riot, is expected to arrive in Dhaka tomorrow (Wednesday), he said.
Replying to a question over selecting recruiting agencies, the minister told UNB: "We will provide a list of experienced recruiting agencies having clean record to the Malaysian government and they will enlist it online."
"Recruiting agencies will be selected following transparency and accountability," he added.
However, the salaries of workers have not been decided yet, he added.
About the migration cost, acting overseas employment secretary Begum Shamsunnahar said the range will be between Tk 34,000-37,000, including service charges of recruiting agencies, immigration smart card and registration fees.
On February 8, the cabinet approved the draft of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia, which has set a target of deploying 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers in three years.- Financial Times Bangladesh, 15/2/2016
Published : 15 Feb 2016, 18:26:57 | Updated : 15 Feb 2016, 20:15:55
Malaysia HR minister likely to arrive Wednesday
To ink the deal a delegation, led by Malaysia Human Resources Minister Seri Richard Riot, is expected to arrive in Dhaka on Wednesday, he informed, according to a news agency - Idrak cleared by biplab. - Financial Express Bangladesh, 15/2/2016