Dhaka, Aug.20 ANI | 3 months ago

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 Bangladesh Biman flight will be bringing the coffins containing the bodies. The flight is expected to land at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 6:30 a.m.

The Daily Star quoted Musharrat Jebin, second secretary (labour) at Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, as saying that "The victims' employer Malaysian company has borne the costs of sending the bodies. Besides, the company will compensate the victims' families."

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.

(Posted on 20-08-2014)

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