Bangladesh reaps remittance rewards

Money sent home by migrant workers abroad is second biggest source of income for government.

    In Bangladesh, money sent home by migrant workers abroad is the second biggest source of income for the government.

    Only the booming garment industry is a bigger earner.

    The northeastern region of Sylhet is one of the many areas that benefits, transforming the towns and villages of the region.

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Sylhet.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.