Saudi Arabia sends $3m as compensation, arrears for expatriate workers

City Desk  :
Three million US dollars, collected as death compensation and dues of 65 deceased Bangladeshi workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at different times of November, has been sent to the ‘Death Compensation Fund’ of Bangladesh Wage Earners Welfare Board here.
As per the instructions of Dr Mohammad Javed Patwari, Bangladesh ambassador to Saudi Arabia, the Labor Welfare Wing of the Embassy has started the process of collecting the outstanding salaries, service benefits and accident compensations of Bangladeshis who died in Saudi Arabia, said a release here. In continuation of this initiative, the sum was handed over to the concerned authorities of Bangladesh for distribution among the entitled families.