Nepali migrant dies in Saudi Arabia

RUKUM: A Nepali migrant worker was found dead in his room in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Mani Raj Pariyar (29) of Batalagaun in Aathbiskot Municipality-9 of Rukum district.

Pariyar had gone to bed after dinner on Monday night and was found lying dead on his bed the following morning, according to his relatives in Nepal.

It has been learnt that Pariyar had been working in a Riyadh-based Turkish company for three years.

Efforts were on to repatriate Pariyar's body, said the ward chairman of the Aathbiskot Municipality-9, Tarak Bahadur Shahi.

Pariyar is survived by his wife and four sons.