Government to evacuate 10,000 Indians from Saudi Arabia
New Delhi: The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that all 10,000 Indians stranded in Saudi Arabia will be evacuated and assured that no one will starve as ration has been provided to them.
Swaraj in her statement in the Lok Sabha informed that five camps were run by the Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia and her ministry was receiving hourly inputs from the officials.
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Minister of state for external affairs, V K Singh, will soon leave for the Arabic nation to oversee the evacuation process.
- Indian government has requested Saudi Arabia to give them exit visas.
- Ration for five days have been given to the affected in the camps.
- Sushma was applauded by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
- Mahajan said, ‘No one has done this much of work’.