A seminar on safe immigration and skill development was held in Jamalpur on Thursday with the aim of increasing foreign employment opportunities, skill development and greater welfare and safe migration of migrant people. Deputy Commissioner Sravasti Roy spoke as the chief guest. Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Mohammad Moklechur Rahman presided over the seminar held in the conference room of District Commissioner. Assistant Director of District Employment and Manpower Office Ikramun Nahar presented the concept paper in the seminar.
Sadar Upazila Executive Officer Litus Lawrence Chiran, District Awami League former Vice President Syed Atiqur Rahman Chana, Jamalpur Technical and Training Center Principal Harun Al Mamun, Development Association Human Resource Development Director Jahangir Salim, Journalist Syazad Ansari, Fazle Elahi Makam, among others participated in the discussion in the seminar.
Chairman of Kendua UP Saiful Islam Khan Sohail, District BRAC Coordinator Monir Hossain Khan and others.
According to the sources of the District Employment and Manpower Office, 5 thousand in 2021 and 22 thousand 144 people were legally sent abroad until December 15, 2022.
According to the seminar, based on the demand in the global labor market. Government and private institutions are working at the district level to conduct various activities including creating efficient manpower, acquiring language knowledge of different countries, arranging practical and technical training, ensuring the best protection and welfare of migrant workers.