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More than 28,000 Indians back from UAE

NEW DELHI: The UAE Govt has launched a scheme for granting amnesty to foreigners who are illegally staying in the country. The scheme was launched to give a chance to all foreigners illegally staying in the country to regularize their status.

Till date according to the Ministry of External Affairs more that 28,000 Indians have returned to

The Indian consulate general in Dubai informed in a statement that it had already distributed around 19,100 of the 40,000 Indian passports received from immigration authorities. It may be mentioned that most of these people are contract labourers who come for a particular period of time.

The consulate also said it had delivered 31,500 emergency certificates to Indians so far. Most of the Indians who are applying here under this scheme come as contract labours and continue to stay on.

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