Indian Embassy holds second in-person open house
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The Indian Embassy in Bahrain on Thursday held its second successive in-person open house, resolving several consular and labour cases “Another very productive Open House. Many issues faced by our labourers/ workers were resolved, while others made forward movement.
Thank Bahrain Govt authorities and our community organisations for support,” Tweeted Indian Ambassador Piyush Srivastava following the Open House.
During the event, Srivastava informed Indian Community members about Passport Seva Divas – 2022, celebrated every year on the 24th of June.
Ambassador also read excerpts of External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar’s message, which had his emphasis on the word ‘Seva’.
Word ‘Seva’, as in the ‘Passport Seva Programme’, Ambassador said, summarises “what we are doing today and where we intend to go further tomorrow”.
Srivastava thanked Bahraini authorities, community members, organisations and volunteers for their support in resolving consular matters.
Ambassador further briefed them on the successful repatriation of several female domestic workers after providing them food and shelter through ICWF.
Srivastava said this month embassy repatriated four housemaids.
The Ambassador highlighted the case of two fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were stuck in Bahrain and repatriated to their hometown.
The embassy also resolved the long-pending case of Mohammed Murslin.
He was in hospital following a stroke and now is back in India. Ambassador thanked the community members for their overwhelming participation in International day of Yoga 2022 and for making celebrations of IDY 2022 a grand success.
Ambassador Srivastava also advised community members to observe COVID appropriate behaviour following the Government of Bahrain’s guidelines, given the recent rise in COVID cases.