50,000 Pakistani workers sent back from Saudi Arabia

50,000 Pakistani workers sent back from Saudi Arabia

*ISLAMABAD - A large number of Pakistani workers are being sent back from Saudi Arabia , media has reported.*

*50,000 Pakistanis were sent back from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the last eight months as companies shut down.*

Pakistani workers stuck in KSA without jobs or salaries are being assisted by the Pakistan Mission.

“The Pakistan Mission has written to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, KSA for providing details about the stuck Pakistanis. The reply of which is awaited,” the Ministry of Overseas Pakistani said in a briefing on Tuesday.

“Currently, 10,356 workers are stuck, out of which 6,187 have been assisted, while 3,520 have been transferred to other employers in KSA,” said the ministry. “The cases of 649 workers are under process and are being assisted in the labour courts regarding their unpaid salaries and final exit.”

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