Collect air tickets, apply for visa extension in disciplined manner: Govt to Saudi expats

Bangladesh, Sept. 24 — The government has urged expatriate Bangladeshis who will return to their workplaces in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to maintain discipline while collecting tickets and applying for visa extension.

The government also urged them not to create chaos being instigated by third party.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) conveyed the message to expatriate Bangladeshis on Wednesday night.

MoFA specially mentioned three locations – the Saudi Embassy in Dhaka, ticketing booths of the Saudi Airlines and Biman Bangladesh Airlines – where the expats must maintain.

Bangladeshi workers who got stuck here will be able to return to their workplaces in KSA soon as issues such as Iqama and visa are being addressed and both Biman and Saudi airlines got permission to operate.

“Our Ambassador [to Saudi Arabia Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary] just phoned me conveying the positive outcome,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told

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