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* Sri Lanka Embassy facilitates repatriation of 33 Sri Lankan migrant workers from Kuwait
Thu, Dec 26, 2019, 07:52 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka Embassy in Kuwait, in coordination with Kuwaiti authorities, facilitated the return of 33 migrant workers to Sri Lanka from Kuwait on 23 December 2019, Ministry of Foreign Relations said.

The Embassy arranged issuance of travel documents, and also obtained clearance from concerned Kuwaiti authorities for the workers to return to Sri Lanka.

Many of these migrant workers who faced difficulties at their workplaces were accommodated at the Safe House maintained by the Embassy, while some stayed at other places of their choice, until the required formalities were completed.

As per available statistics, there are approximately 100,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers in Kuwait and majority of them are female domestic workers.

 

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