The bodies of three Bangladeshi workers, who were killed at a construction site accident in Petaling Jaya of Malaysia on Monday night, will reach Dhaka tomorrow.
A flight of Bangladesh Biman carrying the bodies will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 6:30am, Musharrat Jebin, second secretary (labour) at Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, told The Daily Star over phone today.
“The victims’ employer Malaysian company has borne the costs of sending the bodies. Besides, the company will compensate the victims’ families,” she said.
Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry Secretary Khondaker Showkat Hossain said the bodies would be handed to the respective families at the airport.
The ministry will give each family TK 35,000 as burial costs and TK 3 lakh each as financial assistance, he mentioned.
Malaysian rescuers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of Elahi Hossain and Alauddin Mollik of Ishwardi upazila in Pabna along with another Bangladeshi Faruk Khan from Sirajdikhan in Munshiganj.
They died in the workplace when a segmented box girder of an elevated guideway collapsed on them.
The three Bangladeshi workers had work permits to work as construction workers for Malaysian Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Company.
The Malaysian police announced to investigate the incident to find out any negligence of the company for the workers’ security, reported local media.