Khan Menon , a member of National Parliament from Bangladesh recently was in
Washington to participate in a workshop on labor skill sponsored by the World
Bank . Menon , the head of Workers’ Party , which is a part of the ruling
coalition is also the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on education.
exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service, Rashed Khan Menon talks about the
need for skill and trainings for the workers who go abroad because a sizeable
amount of remittance come from these laborers working abroad. Menon blames the
major opposition party for their failure to participate in the parliament on
issue based matters.
that non parliamentary behavior is never welcomed and although there are places
where compromise can be done but again issues like the trial of the War
Criminals of 1971 cannot be compromised to appease the opposition. Menon ,
however , agrees that a lot more constructive effort is needed and rivalries of
the past should be put aside. He, hopes, that the Upozilla Chairmen would be
given adequate authorities to develop their respective areas.