Riot: 1.5 million registered workers in Bangladesh, not all coming to Malaysia

A file picture of Bangladeshi workers at the KLIA holding area.

PUTRAJAYA: There are a total of 1.5 million Bangladeshis registered for future employment in foreign countries, but that is not the number of workers coming to Malaysia, clarifies Datuk Seri Richard Riot.

"The perception that 1.5 million‎ workers will be brought in from Bangladesh to work in Malaysia is not true," said the Human Resources Minister.

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