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Indian embassy in Kuwait starts helpline for immigrants

Last Updated: Sunday, August 9, 2009 - 21:06

Dubai: Indian embassy in Kuwait has set up a
24-hour helpline for its nationals in order to assist them in
immigration and other matters.

A help desk has been set up in the embassy premises which
will guide Indians about immigration procedures, employment
and legal issues in the country. The services would be
provided by Kuwait Union of Domestic Labour Offices, a
statement released by the embassy said.

The embassy is already providing services including
shelters for Indian workers in distress and free legal advice
from Kuwaiti lawyers.

"The increase in visitors from Kuwait to India due to our
expanding bilateral interaction and the growing size of the
Indian community here have necessitated a strengthened
consular response by our Embassy," Ajai Malhotra, India`s
ambassador to Kuwait said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Sunday, August 9, 2009 - 21:06

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