115 migrant workers brought home

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Four Sri Lankan men and 111 Sri Lankan women who were allegedly harassed by their employers in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait returned to the country today, the Foreign Employment Bureau said.

The migrant workers, 100 female housemaids from Kuwait, 11 female housemaids and four men from Saudi Arabia, were living in safe houses provided by the embassies in both countries after they faced various issues at their work places.

Bureau Spokesman Madushan Kularathne said the workers had issues ranging from expired contracts, non- payment of wages and physical harassment in their place of employment.

The workers are from Gampaha, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Trincomalee. (Piyumi Fonseka)

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  • Muzammil Wednesday, 03 February 2016 12:53 PM

    Good move yahapalanaya, also what do their men do? drink and have fun?

    Qatar Wednesday, 03 February 2016 01:21 PM

    Readers are interested to know how will Sri Lanka foreign bureau (SLFB) compensate these innocent workers.


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