Nov 1, 2019
Saudi Government compensates Bangladeshi Makkah Crane accident victims
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia handed over compensation cheques to the relatives of Bangladeshi victims of the Makkah crane accident, which took place in 2015. Related : Makkah crane accident victims received Hefty amount of Riyals from Saudi Arabia
The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh handed over the cheques to the relatives of the Makkah crane accident victims on behalf of the Saudi Arabia's Government at a program of foreign ministry, The State Minister of Foreign Affairs was also present at the program. Read : Regulation on bad behavior at work in Saudi Arabia
- The Kingdom's Government handed over around 2.26 crores Bangladeshi Taka's, which is around 1 Million Saudi Riyals for the families of Bangladeshis who was killed in the accident and 1.13 crore Taka's to the injured persons which is about half million Saudi Riyals.
- The Minister thanked Saudi Government for providing the compensation and said it's a gesture of excellent bilateral relations between the two countries Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. See Also : Wearing shorts in Saudi Arabia
- Last month and before last month, Almost all Indian injured victims and the killed victims families in Makkah crane accident received the same amount of money in Indian rupees.