Egypt wants Libya to compensate for 307 thousand workers who left Libya since 2011 revolution

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Egypt has requested compensation payment for 307,217 workers who were working in Libya and left the country against their will between the years of 2011 and 2015.

The Egyptian Minister of Labour, Mohammed Saafan, said Saturday that their ministry registered 307,217 nationals who had to leave their jobs and return home due to conflicts in Libya.

In a statement Saturday, Saafan added that a CD with all the lists of the Egyptians eligible for compensation payment was sent to the Libyan Minister of Labour for taking the necessary procedures to deliver the compensation payment.

“We welcome any Libyan delegation from the Ministry of Labour in the headquarters of our ministry; they can come and review any additional data about the workers so that they can effect the compensations shortly.” The Egyptian Labour Minister added.

“We will keep on demanding the rights of our workers and nationals no matter how long it would take to obtain them.” He concluded.

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