Bangladesh is a densely country with a population of 160 million of which about 40 million are civilian labor force.
A well-developed education and training system make them active and qualified to meet demands of domestic and foreign markets.
At present there are 30 (Govt. 11, Private 19) Universities including one Engineering University and one Agricultural University, 20 (Govt. 10, Private 10) Medical Colleges including dental college and one post graduate medical Institute. 10 Engineering colleges, 19 Polytechnic colleges, 42 technical training centers, 160 Vocational training centers, 86 Nursing training centers, 30 Teachers training colleges an several thousand schools and colleges for general education.
So, it has exportable surplus of educated and trained manpower in almost every sector and discipline. Over the last decade Bangladesh exported a total of about one million different types of manpower to the Middle Eastern countries. Apart from Middle Eastern countries Malaysia and other countries are also importing manpower from Bangladesh.
Professionals like Doctors, Engineers, Architects, Accountants and Nurses are also recruited. Importing manpower from Bangladesh has many operational and strategic advantages.