The Kuwaiti government is known for its charity work throughout Muslim world from decades but it seems the humanistic approach of this Muslim country has become a matter of past . Now this oil rich nation has also started sucking the blood of poor and deprived people who want to go to Kuwait to earn some extra money to support their families.
Leaving behind near at home at least 200000 job seekers mostly from lower middle class go to thousands of miles away to work in Kuwait as labours, helpers, carpenters, welders, masons, electricians etc . Now one of the worlds richest Muslim nation has started to exploit the poor and that too in the name of KHADAMAT
Before Ist June 2015 a job seeker who wanted to go Kuwait had to pay Rs 4000 for medical check up but after 1ST June he is paying Rs 24000 for the same check-up, that doesnt not cost more than Rs 500 actually.
Earlier, the jobseekers who wanted to go to Kuwait had to go through a mandatory medical check up in any GCC approved medical centres regulated by GAMCA (Gulf Approved Medical Centre Association). The GAMCA used to charge Rs 3,600 for this procedure, which was already expensive.
Now the newly introduced KHADAMAT is extorting a hefty amount of Rs 24,000 for medical screening of candidates leaving for Kuwait as against Rs 3,600 collected by previous company GAMCA.
Syed Zubair Ahmad
Editor Muslim Mirror
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