Saudi Arabia: 100 Pakistanis among 1,000 stranded after private company defaults on salaries

Author: Associated Press of Pakistan, Published on: 31 January 2020

"CWA in Riyadh asked to facilitate Pakistanis stranded in Tabuk," 8 Jan 2020

The Community Welfare Attache (CWA) in Riyadh [was directeded] to approach Pakistani workers stranded in Tabuk and extend all possible assistance to them.

... [including] provision of edibles to the expatriates facing problems after their Iqamas (Work Permits) got expired.

The CWA had also been asked to hold a meeting with the company which had expelled Pakistanis from their job and defaulted on their salary payment...

 a Saudi private company had not paid salaries to all its 1,000 workers including 100 Pakistanis engaged in the two different projects...

The official source said the provision of food to the stranded Pakistanis was being ensured.

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