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Fact Box: Nitaqat – Over 1 lakh Indians fear arrest in Saudi Arabia

Over 1 lakh Indians fear arrest in Saudi Arabia The Indian workers in Saudi Arabia who have not been able regularise their work status are likely to be arrested as the country implements its controversial naturalisation law or Nitaqat, which seeks to replace foreigners in companies with its own people. India will express its concern in ..

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India expresses concerns to Saudi Arabia over 'Nitaqat'

India has expressed its concerns to Saudi Arabia over the possibility of job losses of a large number of Indian workers in the kingdom because of a new labour law (Nitaqat). Both the nations have set up a Joint Working Group (JWG) which will deliberate on framing a Memorandum of Understanding, which is to be ..

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OIC suspends Syria’s Membership

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the 57-member body of Islamic countries, suspended Syria from the organization. The decision was taken despite strong opposition from Iran, during the OIC summit meeting in the Saudi city of Mecca. The OIC move has been made to put pressure on Syrian President’s regime to end violence against its own ..

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Indian Community Welfare Fund

Indian Community Welfare Fund, ICWF has been set up in all Indian missions by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. The Fund has become operational at Indian Missions in all the 17 Emigration Clearance Required (ECR) Countries from 1st of January this year The countries are United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, ..

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