Qatar State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ahmad bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud told reporters after official talks with Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan that Qatar has decided to recruit skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workforce from Bangladesh. He told reporters that the decision has already been taken and the process of recruitment would start at anytime. M Morshed Khan informed the journalists that in 1988 , Qatar and Bangladesh had signed an agreement on human resources which now need to be revived again. He said that Qatar needs nearly 400,000 people to work in different fields. The minister hoped that they would be able to export a sizeable number of manpower to Qatar.