Over 13,000 complaints received from Indians working abroad: MEA

Out of 102 countries, the highest number of complaints -- 3,844 -- were received from Indians working in Saudi Arabia.

Published: 27th November 2019 03:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th November 2019 03:47 PM   |  A+A-

V Muraleedharan

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan (File Photo | Manu R Mavelil, EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Over 13,000 complaints were received from Indians employed abroad over non-payment of wages and cheating, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.

Out of 102 countries, the highest number of complaints -- 3,844 -- were received from Indians working in Saudi Arabia, it said.

In response to a query, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave data according to which as many as 13,665 complaints were received in 2019 (till October 31), while 17,379 complaints were received in 2018.

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