162 Bangladeshi migrants return home from Libya
As many as 162 Bangladeshi migrants – who were in various detention centres in Libya -- have returned home this morning (May 12, 2022).
The plane carrying the expats landed at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 11am.
Sources at the Department of Consular and Welfare of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed the matter today.
According to sources in Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Consular and Welfare Department, the migrants were brought back to the nation by collaborative efforts of the Bangladesh Embassy in Tripoli, Libya's capital, and the IOM.
The expatriate workers are currently at the airport. They may be handed over to the family today after gathering various information, sources said.