Saudi Arabia has deported 200 more Bangladeshi workers. A flight carrying 200 Bangladeshis landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 11:30 pm on Friday, said Shariful Hasan, who heads BRAC Migration Program.
According to BRAC Migration Programme, about 16,000 workers were deported from Saudi Arabia this year.
As many as 257,317 workers went to Saudi Arabia last year. Between January and August this year, 234,071 workers went to the Kingdom, according to the BMET.
BMET (Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training) says around 74,686 Bangladeshi workers have been deported from Saudi Arabia in the last five years.