Bangladesh, Aug. 9 -- Malaysia on Tuesday resumed recruitment of manpower from Bangladesh after a long pause of four years as the first batch of Bangladeshi workers reached Kuala Lumpur.

A flight of Air Asia carrying 53 Bangladeshi workers landed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 5:22am, said the High Commission of Bangladesh in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner Md Golam Sarwar welcomed them at the airport and expressed satisfaction over the resumption of workers recruitment.

Bangladesh expects that around five lakh workers will get employment opportunities in Malaysia within the next three years.

The High Commission of Bangladesh said the remittance inflows from Malaysia will exceed USD 3 billion with the r...