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Worker returns after decades of no contact

  • Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, May 17 2018 | 01:25 am
Worker returns after decades of no contact

PREMIUM Reunited: Seventy-four-year-old Qibtiyah (second right) meets her family in Jember, East Java, on Tuesday for the first time since she left to work in Saudi Arabia 28 years ago. They lost contact because her employer did not allow her to communicate with her home, extend her passport, or get a residence permit. (Courtesy of Foreign Ministry)Qibtiyah, a 74-year-old migrant worker, was finally retur...