Saudi deports 217 more Bangladeshi workers

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Another 217 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

A Saudi Airlines flight carrying 103 workers landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:20 pm on Wednesday while another flight with 114 more workers landed at 1:10 am on Thursday.

With this more than 2,500 Bangladeshi workers were sent back from the Middle East country in last three weeks, reports UNB.

BRAC Migration Programme with collaboration of Expatriate Welfare Desk provided necessary aid to the returnees.

Shariful Hasan , chief of BRAC Migration Programme, said many of the deportees were lured to the Middle East country with promises of good jobs and better lives.

“Almost all of them returned home empty handed,” Shariful said.