India to bring back workers facing ‘food crisis’ in Saudi


India said on Sunday (31) that it would attempt to bring back Indian workers from Saudi Arabia who are struggling to survive as a result of losing their jobs. It said that it would be sending a government minister to the middle eastern country to try to bring back more than 10,000 Indian workers. Low oil prices have forced the Saudi government to slash spending since last year, putting heavy pressure on the finances of local construction firms which rely on state contracts. As a result, some companies have been struggling to pay foreign workers and have laid off tens…

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