Indonesia plans recall of 700000 workers from Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Indonesia intends to recall some 700,000 workers mostly housemaids and drivers from the Kingdom within 15 months, Al-Hayat Arabic newspaper reported on Sunday quoting Indonesian government sources.

The sources said the decision to recall the manpower from the Kingdom is final and cannot be revoked. Indonesia announced in May this year that it will stop fresh recruitment of maids to 21 countries in the Middle East.