Expatriate Maid working in Saudi Arabia originally form Srilanka an working as a maid received SR 88,600 ($23,625) in Salary dues for the past 17 years.
Srilankan maid was really happy about it that she got the money after so many years. 88,600 Saudi Riyals if converted in Srilankan Rupees will be 3.6 Million.
Expatriate Kusumawathi said that her Sponsor used to pay her only 400 Saudi Riyals per month for the last 8 years. Her employer has paid her a balance of 50,000 Saudi Riyals and along with her Cash in hand of 38,600 Riyals at workplace. She recived a total of SR 88,600.
According to the diplomat, the maid had worked as a shepherdess in the remote village of Ateef, 40 km away from Taif on the Riyadh-Taif highway.
The maid Kusumawathi had told the mission that there was no harassment by the sponsor except for the refusal to grant her permission to go home after the contracted period.
According to Saudi regulations, the sponsor is duty bound to send maids back home on completion of their work contracts.
Its been a long time that we heard something good about in benefit of Expatriates.