Following a seven-year ban on most Bangladeshi workers, it has been decided to reopen the entry of Bangladeshi workers coming to Kuwait in February.
Kuwait Times published a reports quoting Bangladeshi Ambassador to Kuwait Major General Mohammed Ashhabuddin.
Ashahbuddin said that Bangladesh’s foreign minister recently met his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah in Abu Dhabi where they discussed the resumption of bringing in labourers from Bangladesh.
The ambassador said the total number of the Bangladeshi community in Kuwait is 190,000, and that they all lead a decent life.
He said agricultural workers continued to come to Kuwait during the ban and 200-300 Bangladeshis had recently entered Kuwait for that reason.
Separately, member of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee MP Kamel Al-Awadhi commended the statement made by Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Khaled Al-Jarallah in which he stressed that the ministry will not let the bank warranty condition by the Indian embassy to bring Indian domestic labor to Kuwait go unanswered.