Stories Tagged 'Saudi arabia'
Millions of Nepalis migrate abroad in search of better jobs and opportunities. They remit their income back home to support their family which has also been a major contributor of Nepal’s GDP. full story »
Nepal government has fixed the minimum salary rate at 1300 Saudi Riyals (approximately NRs 39,000) per month for Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia. full story »
Ram Krishna Sarki, of Sangam Tole in Changu Narayan municipality-4, left for Saudi Arabia in February 2010. His family was thrilled, for Ram Krishna would now be able to provide for them in a way he might not have been able to in Nepal. For nearly two years, he worked in the Middle East as a cobbler, his family’s hereditary profession. “He was happy because he was in our own profession in a foreign land, and he was making good money,” says Chature Sarki, Ram Krishna’s father.full story »
Families of 18 Nepali migrant workers who died in road accidents in Saudi Arabia have received Rs 70million blood money from the Saudi government. Nepali Embassy based in Saudhi Capital Riyadh fought a court battle on behalf of the affected Nepali family to pay the blood money. full story »
Saudi Arabia pulled off a last-gasp 2-1 win over Egypt as the two sides departed from the tournament on Monday, adding to the misery of Egypt's prolific striker Mohamed Salah and giving the Saudis their first victory at a World Cup since 1994.full story »
Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from some poor goalkeeping to eliminate Saudi Arabia with a 1-0 win on Wednesday.full story »