Send more remittances: FM to expats in UAE

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has encouraged the Bangladeshi expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to send more remittance to Bangladesh through formal channel as the government is providing lucrative incentives to the remitters.He made the call while inaugurating the smart NID card and voter enrolment services at the Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
At the beginning of the programme, Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Muhammad Imran briefed the audience about the smart NID card and voter enrolment services in Abu Dhabi Mission.
The Foreign Minister highlighted different success stories of Bangladesh and the tremendous development that has taken place in the country, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Tuesday.
He urged the expatriates to help in presenting positive image about Bangladesh from their respective host countries.
The Consul General of Bangladesh in Dubai conducted the programme attended by the officials of the Election Commission.
They also made a presentation on their services. A large number of Bangladesh community members living in the UAE were present.
Representatives of Bangladesh expatriates also spoke at the the programme.
The Foreign Minister expressed his happiness over the launching of the smart NID card service at the Mission.
He said the facility will reduce hassles for them and mentioned that different digitalised services are being extended to Bangladesh expatriates abroad, reports UNB.