“Issues of NRIs in the Gulf should be addressed”: Government

ISSUEnrisSpeaking at an event organised by FICCI in association with the Cambridge University Press in Delhi, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Secretary A K Agarwal said ‘issues pertaining to living conditions of Indian labourers in Gulf countries need to be addressed.

Agarwal said the fact is that labourers in the Gulf are contributing a substantial amount in remittances, and their issues, including living conditions and work procedures need to be addressed.

Speaking on the issue of social security for migrants Agarwal said India already has in place a social security agreement with many EU nations and others are in the process.