Dhaka, Aug 18 (UNB) Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has urged Singapore to hire more Bangladeshi workers and invest more in Bangladesh’s energy and power sector.

The request came when Singapore High Commissioner (non-resident) to Bangladesh Chan Heng Wing met him at his office on Tuesday.

During the meeting, they discussed various bilateral, regional, sub-regional and global issues.

The Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over Singapore investment in Bangladesh’s energy and power sector, and sought increased investment in this area, according to a Foreign Ministry press release.

As Mahmood Ali requested the Singapore government through the envoy to hire more Bangladeshi workers, Chan assured of taking necessary steps to that end.