An Indian worker (L) arrives at the office of construction firm Saudi Oger in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 3, 2016. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
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Hundreds of Pakistani construction workers are to fly home from Saudi Arabia this week but without the salaries they have waited months to receive, embassy officials told AFP.A total of 405 Pakistanis owed wages by once-mighty Saudi Oger will fly home from Wednesday courtesy of the Saudi government, said Abdul Shakoor Shaikh, the Pakistani embassy's community welfare attache.Large contingents of Filipinos and Indians have also gone months without pay from Saudi Oger, which is led by Lebanon's billionaire former premier Saad Hariri.Shaikh said 275 Pakistanis have already flown home under an aid plan announced last month by King Salman.
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