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Government employees smuggle more money abroad: Foreign Minister

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  • 19 November, 2020 12:02:19

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News Desk: ‘Foreign employees smuggle more money abroad,’ said Foreign Minister Dr. Abdul Momen. He made the remarks at the Meet the Press event organized by Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) on Wednesday (November 18).

The Foreign Minister said that the Bangladeshis in Toronto, Canada have been secretly searched. ‘I thought the number of politicians would be higher, but I was surprised by the information that came to me, even though it was not overall information. In terms of numbers, many of our government employees have more homes there and their children live there, ”he said. DRU President Rafiqul Islam Azad presided over the function while Riaz Chowdhury, General Secretary of the organization conducted the function. Dr. on the occasion.

Abdul Momen said, "I have received 28 cases and four of them are politicians. Apart from this, there are some traders in our ready-made garment industry. We are collecting more information. However, the situation is similar not only in Canada but also in Malaysia. However, it is very difficult to get information. The information that comes out in various media is that thousands of crores of rupees are being smuggled, in fact the number is not that much. ' "Even foreign governments cannot avoid liability for trafficking,

" he said. For example: - Who kept the money in the bank in Switzerland, does not give us the information. They talk about transparency, but if I tell them who has the money, give them the information, they don't. It's a double standard. "

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