Malaysia has given assurance to allow all the Bangladeshi workers staying illegally in the country to legalise their status under the current ‘rehiring programme’ which will continue till December 31.
Malaysian Immigration authorities have also said that they would not go for crackdown on illegal foreign workers, including the Bangladeshis, to facilitate them to register under the rehiring process.
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The assurance came from the Director General of the Immigration Department Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali when government representatives from Bangladesh, India and Nepal met him on July 17 to request halting of the crackdown as well as allowing the illegal foreign workers to legalise their status.
A two-member Bangladesh delegation led by High Commissioner Md Shahidul Islam attended the meeting.
At the meeting, DG Immigration Mustafar
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