December 7, 2014      11:13

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Kuwait to reopen entry for Bangladesh workers

Kuwait to reopen entry for Bangladesh workers




After a seven years ban on most Bangladeshi workers, it has been decided to reopen the entry of Bangladeshi workers coming to Kuwait in February, said Bangladeshi Ambassador to Kuwait Maj. Gen Mohammed Ashhabuddin. Ashahbuddin said that his country’s foreign minister recently met his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah in Abu Dhabi where they discussed the resumption of bringing in laborers from Bangladesh.

The ambassador added that the total number of the Bangladeshi community in Kuwait is 190,000, adding and that they all lead a decent life. He said that agricultural workers continued to come to Kuwait during the ban and 200-300 Bangladeshis had recently entered Kuwait for that reason.


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