Gulf cooperation

India urges Gulf nations to facilitate return of Indian workers willing to resume work

The issue figured at a virtual meeting External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a leading regional organisation.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Israel and Bahrain to formalise diplomatic ties

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain became the third and fourth Arab states to agree to normalise ties with Israel, following Egypt's peace deal with Israel in 1979 and a 1994 pact with Jordan. 

published on : 18th October 2020

Oman urges state-owned firms to speed up replacing expats with citizens

The finance ministry gave public sector companies until July 2021 to draw up timetables to appoint Omanis in the place of foreign staff, including in managerial positions.

published on : 30th April 2020