Friday, April 19, 2024

UAE stops giving all types of visa

Foreign ministry unaware of the ‘temporary move‘ The United Arab Emirates has temporarily stopped issuing all kinds of entry permits for Bangladeshi passport holders as Dhaka has failed to resolve the UAE’s security concerns over identification and fake documents, Gulf News reports. However, officials at the foreign ministry and the Bangladesh embassy in Abu Dhabi ... Read more

48 Bangladeshi workers sent back from UAE

Authorities decline to let them work on existing visa Forty-eight Bangladeshi workers yesterday returned to the country from the United Arab Emirates as the authorities had rejected their new employer’s plea to let them work on their existing visas. Mainuddin Hossain, a Dubai returned diploma engineer, said among the repatriated workers, 35 used to work ... Read more

UAE offers amnesty to irregular foreign workers

Irregular foreign workers, including Bangladeshis, in United Arab Emirates (UAE) can return home by paying a small amount of money due to a recent unofficial amnesty granted by the Gulf nation. Generally irregular foreign workers are arrested and imprisoned for overstaying their visas or changing jobs without maintaining proper residency

UAE slaps visa ‘restrictions’

Bangladeshi Workers UAE slaps visa ‘restrictions’  Reasons unknown The United Arab Emirates has imposed restrictions on renewal and issuance of work visas to the Bangladeshis, said recruiting agencies and visa seekers. Bangladesh’s Consul General Abu Zafar in Dubai said they had been receiving such reports for two weeks but the UAE authorities were yet to ... Read more

Big promise, small pay

Employers in UAE pay Bangladeshi workers much less than amount mentioned in job contracts Before leaving for the United Arab Emirates in early 2008, Shakil Hossain signed a job contract that offered him a monthly wage of 1,200 dirham (1 dirham equivalent to Tk 22). It was quite lucrative for the plumber although he had ... Read more