A Day in the Life of Migrant Workers in Qatar

Doha, with a population of 1.7 million, is the capital of Qatar, the world’s richest country. The country is preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which means a massive construction boom. As the Qatari citizen won’t do the manual labour, tens of thousands of migrant labourers have taken up the burden. Even in this unforgiving weather, where temperatures reach 45 degrees, you can see migrant workers slaving away. Dark glasses and reflective vests are ubiquitous.

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