//Indians form half of UAE's private sector workforce

Indians form half of UAE's private sector workforce

Dubai: Indians form about half of the 2.6 million expatriate workers in the United Arab Emirates' private sector.

Indians make up 50 per cent of the total number of employees working for the private sector, Pakistanis account for 18 per cent and Bangladeshis 6 per cent, Under- Secretary in the Ministry of Labour Khalid Al Khazraji has said.

Indian expatriates alone account for nearly 45 per cent of the total number of employees being brought in since the beginning of this year, he said.

A total of 202 different nationalities exist in the labour market, he has said, adding that the country has one of the highest rates in the world so far as the diversity of foreign nationalities is concerned. — PTI