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Saudi deports another 183 BD workers

Published: February 13, 2020 18:31:09 | Updated: February 14, 2020 17:56:01


Saudi deports another 183 BD workers

Another 183 Bangladeshi workers, including 20 women, were deported to the country by Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

A Saudi Airlines flight carrying 89 workers landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:20 pm on Wednesday while another flight with 94 more workers landed at 1:10 am on Thursday.

BRAC Migration Programme in collaboration with Expatriate Welfare Desk provided necessary aid to the returnees, reports UNB.

BRAC Migration Programme chief Shariful Hasan said in January of the current  year a total of 3,635 Bangladeshis, including 175 women, were sent back to the country from the KSA.

Many of the deportees went to the Middle East country with the hope of good jobs and better life, said Shariful said adding, “Almost all of them returned home empty handed.”

Besides, bodies of eight workers arrived to the country from Saudi Arabia and Malaysia on Thursday night.

With these, a total of 409 bodies of Bangladeshi workers arrived from different countries of the world.

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