Health Desk- 29 Oct, 2020: The Maldives has expressed its keen interest to recruit more doctors and nurses from Bangladesh.
Outgoing Maldivian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Aishath Shaan Shakir conveyed the message of the island nation during his farewell call on Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen at the State Guest House Padma in the capital on Wednesday.
In reply, Momen welcomed the interest and said Bangladesh, with its ready pool of talented professionals, would be happy to meet the further need for human resources in the Maldives.
Momen suggested that all recruitments need to be made through agencies nominated by the government of Bangladesh and duly endorsed by the Bangladesh High Commission in Male to protect the workers' rights and wellbeing.
Earlier, as an expression of goodwill during the COVID pandemic, Bangladesh sent more than 100 MT of food, medicine, and health equipment to the Maldives by a navy ship.