Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said that the government will ensure dual citizenship for Bangladeshi expatriates residing in different countries. But as per rules, they will not be able to participate in polls.
The minister said this when a delegation of Bangladeshi expatriates, who attended the 20th council of Awami League, met him at the Secretariat on Tuesday.
The minister said the government has taken steps to solve the problems of expatriate Bangladeshis as they are playing an important role in building the national economy.
At the meeting, expatriates demanded steps so that they can participate in national and other polls.EditorDesk | Published On:October 26, 2016