VK Singh leaves for Saudi Arabia to finalise return of 7,700 stranded workers

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had yesterday said that all affected Indians will be brought back.

Published: 02nd August 2016 10:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2016 10:03 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: With thousands of Indians reeling under severe financial crisis in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh tonight left for the Gulf nation to assess the situation and finalise modalities to bring back those who want to return to India.

Ahead of Singh's visit, the Indian embassy there has launched an initiative to collect details of the Indians laid off by their employers.


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