Update January 23, 2020

Dhaka 11-00 pm, 06-July, 2020

Saudi Arabia deports 217 more Bangladeshi workers

Mirajul Moin Joy

Another 217 Bangladeshi workers were deported to the country 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.

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

Brac Migration Programme chief Shariful Hasan 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.

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