Rashidul Hasan | The Daily Star
  • Rashidul Hasan

  • Covid-19 test

    A race against time to get tested

    Around 2pm on Saturday, Mir Abdus Salam was frantically explaining to sample collectors why he needed his Covid-19 test report in less than nine hours.
  • Bangladeshi expatriate workers

    Saudi Returnees: Many worried despite govt assurances

    Migrant workers, who had been stranded at home ever since they came back from Saudi Arabia for holidays, yesterday said they were worried about the renewal of their work permits despite assurance from Bangladesh government.
  • Covid-19 Test: Many Saudi returnees on edge for tight flight schedule

    From early morning to around 2:30pm yesterday, the situation seemed normal at the Dhaka North City Corporation Market at the city’s Mohakhali as the Bangladeshi expatriates -- mainly Saudi Arabia and UAE-bound workers -- stood in the queue for Covid-19 test.
  • None will be left behind

    All the stranded Bangladeshi expatriate workers will be able to return to their workplaces in Saudi Arabia and they need not to be worried about it, said Tarik A Alowaidi, country manager at Saudi Arabian Airlines.
  • Govt decides to allow more flights to KSA

    The authorities have decided to allow more flights to Saudi Arabia for the thousands of people desperately waiting to go to their workplaces in the Gulf country.