364,500 expats entered Kuwait in last 5 years

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

According to official statistics, 364,500 expatriate workers entered the country in the last five years, local Arabic daily Al-Qabas reported.

According to its report, more than 50 percent of these employees are registered as construction workers, security guards, operators of heavy equipment and truck drivers.

Topping the list of expatriate employees who entered the country in the last five years is Indians with a total of 175,000 citizens, followed by Egyptians with 80,000. This means the rate
of Indians exceed Egyptians by 120 percent.

On the other hand, the numbers of Pakistanis reduced by 12,000 during this period to reach a total of 80,000, followed by Sri Lankans with 8,500 and Iranians with nearly 4,321 to reach a total of 22,600.

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Suresh Kumar
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
All those who are are in Kuwait for +30 years and never want to go back, love India and very patriotic. Funny !

Liyakat kala
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
To all pseudo nationals - I agree with Bajrangi Bhai as he speaks truth.

Liyakat kala
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
To all pseudo nationals - I agree with Bajrangi Bhai as he speaks truth.

Shabbir
Saturday, August 24, 2019
My Dear Bajrangi......Just add the GDP of all three countries ....Pakistan, Srilanka & Iran then also you will not even touch the GDP of India......so now you can understand....who are bhookhe nange........it is the Goodwill of India that they are never banned in Kuwait.

Shabbir
Friday, August 23, 2019
Mr. Hary Paul, Why dont you take initiative to settle down in India. It will be better for India & PM Modi.......

Hary Paul
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Number of Pakistanis, Sri Lankans and Iranins have been going down because it is very very difficult to get visas for these nationalities (along with Bangladeshis). However, only visa for Indians are comparatively easier to get.
Also, India is doing better than most of the South East Asian countries. Still we need to do better. Unfortunately, there are people who will take every opportunity to malign our country. Wonder why those people do not go back and try to improve the conditions there!
God bless India. Jai Hind

Vjay Reddy
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
@Bajrangi;

Very logical and intelligent analysis that you can only make!!??. But could it also mean Indians are becoming more competitive than ever and others cannot compete. Or, it could also mean Kuwait is preferring Indians over anybody else. whether berozgaar has increased or not, one can be sure only when we know how many have come in the previous 5 years.

Don''t bring personal prejudice into everything. Regards

Bajrangi Bhai
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
This clearly shows how bad is economic situation in India.
Pakistanis, Sri Lankans & Iranians are going back to their respective countries, whereas bhooke-nange Gau-Rakshaks are coming here for menial jobs .

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