Kathmandu, April 14 -- As many as 16 Nepali workers, who had reached Qatar for employment, have remained stranded there for nearly three months.

The Nepalis had landed in the gas-rich nation on different dates after they were promised lucrative jobs. Once they were in the country, they realised that they had been duped and were left without food and money.

These workers were pledged menial jobs that would provide them with a minimum monthly salary of Qatari riyal 1,200 to 1,400, besides the facilities for food and accommodation. After struggling without money and jobs, the workers then approached the Nepal embassy in Doha.

"When they realised that there was no possibility of job for them, these workers contacted the embassy for help. T...