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Saudi panel okays hiring of Bangladeshi domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia has approved the recruitment of male domestic workers from Bangladesh, according to media reports quoting the Saudi Arabia Shoura Council.

Bangladesh Ambassador Golam Moshi said that that the lifting of ban on male domestic servants indicates improved bilateral relations between the two countries, Arab News said on its website.

The report comes a month af

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Saudi and foreign workers unite to strike over unpaid wages

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Staff at a prestigious private hospital in Saudi Arabia entered the fourth day of an open-ended strike on Wednesday in protest over wages not being paid for almost four months.

Two doctors, one American and the other British, and two nurses, one Saudi and the other Jordanian, told MEE more Read More


Saudi police arrest 191 illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh: The Saudi police rounded up dozens of expatriates in the city of Mecca, during a crackdown on foreigners overstaying their visas.

The police squads raided several flats in a district in the holy city and arrested 191 men and women who were found in breach of the law on residence and labour.

Led by Lieutenant-Colonel Saad Al-Thubaiti, the Read More