On Wednesday,93 more Bangladeshi workers have been deported by Saudi Arabia in the face of a crackdown on employees having no legal documents in the kingdom.
In the past 7 days, a total of 448 migrant employees sent back from the Middle Eastern Kingdom. On October 9, a Saudi Arabia Airlines flight, carrying the migrant employees, reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
According to the officials, the support team including the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment and BRAC Migration Programme officials in Bangladesh, provided food for the migrants and helped them at the immigration office.
Some 105 Bangladeshi workers were returned by Saudi Arabian authorities on two separate flights on October 8 and October 9.
Saudia returned some 120 Bangladeshi workers on Friday night. On Thursday, October 3, 130 migrant workers sent back to Bangladesh from the kingdom.
The head of BRAC Migration Programme, Shariful Hasan, told so far this month, the total number of returnee migrant employees from the Kingdom is 534.