Indian mission issued 88 emergency certificates in Nov

 05 Dec 2017 - 9:27

Indian mission issued  88 emergency  certificates in Nov

The Peninsula

The Indian Embassy has issued 88 Emergency Certificates (ECs) in November, 2017 to Indian nationals for their repatriation to India.  The Embassy also issued 17 air tickets to needy Indian nationals for their return to India in November, 2017, said in a press release.

During November 2017, the Embassy also organized four consular camps at Salwa, Mesaieed, Al-Khor and Dukhan & Zikreet areas and rendered 254 consular services to the Indian nationals.

An Embassy team visited the Central Prison and Deportation Centre last week to enquire about the welfare of detainees from India. The total number of Indian nationals in the Central Prison and the Deportation Centre currently is 210 and 86 respectively.

Since January, 2017, 11 Open Houses have been held, including the Open House held on November 30, 2017. A total of 60 complaints were received during these Open Houses. Out of these, 44 complaints have been resolved, 16 are under active follow up of the Embassy.