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Saudi Arabia recalls all Saudi maids from Nepal


Saudi Arabia recalls all Saudi maids from Nepal

Kingdom counters Nepalese ban with own, as yet ineffectual, ruling

A maid, yesterday

RIYADH: Following Nepal’s recent banning of female domestic workers travelling to Saudi Arabia after reports of mistreatment and other abuses, Saudi Arabia has decided to retaliate with its own enforcement, banning Saudi maids from working in Nepal.

While the ruling was yet to evoke any change, Saudi officials were adamant that the message to Nepal was loud and clear.

“If Nepal doesn’t want to clean our homes, we don’t want to clean theirs,” one said, yesterday.



  1. Audrey

    June 2, 2012 at 7:54 am

    I love the PanArabia Enquirer and think that in terms of satirical quality it is right up there with the Uk’s Daily Mash.

    But, I did not like this. The abuse of maids throughout the region is just too widespread and just too awful.

  2. Laurie

    June 28, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    I see where you are coming from, but satire is only there to expose the pathetic joke that is the truth. How many saudi women would travel to nepal to find work, and if they did, how would they be treated?

  3. greater8nepal

    June 12, 2013 at 10:51 am

    They would be treated well in most cases!!!

  4. Chris de Burj

    June 13, 2013 at 11:45 am

    It may have taken you nearly a year but I for one think it was worth waiting for.

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