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Bangladesh’s Libya evacuees keen to get back to work

Some 37,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers were evacuated from Libya, mostly by the International Organisation for Migration or their employers, when foreign companies shut up shop as fighting erupted earlier this year. Before war broke out, tens of thousands of Bangladeshi contract workers were based in Libya, working mostly for large Korean companies on oil or […]

Bangladesh Set to Repatriate 40,000 Workers Back to Libya

Following the installation of the new leadership in Libya, the Bangladeshi government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to send back to Libya the repatriated workers to the foreign companies they were employed with in Libya before the conflict that ousted former Libyan leader Muammar Al Qathafi. About 36,000 to 40,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers […]