Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- The Norwegian foreign ministry and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) pledge around $2.5 million to promote workers rights and labour relations in export-oriented industries in Bangladesh.
Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås, Norwegian minister for international development, and Srinivas Reddy, director at the ILO’s country office in Bangladesh, are likely to sign a deal in this regard on Monday.
Ragne Birte Lund, Norwegian ambassador; Mikail Shipar, labour secretary, and representatives from Bangladesh Employers’ Federation and the National Coordination Committee for Workers’ Education are expected to attend the programme at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Dhaka.
BBN/SSR/AD-03June13-10:48 am (BST)