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The Embassy of India at Bahrain, organises the Open House

The Embassy of India organises the Open House on 25 March 2022.

The Embassy of India at Bahrain  organised the Open House on 25 March 2022 between 10:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs, during which Ambassador Piyush Srivastava interacted with the Indian community directly in virtual mode for redressing their urgent/non-routine consular and labour issues.

Ambassador Srivastava expressed happiness and significant opening up and removal of covid restrictions in Bahrain which is also reflecting the government of Bahrain’s excellent handling of covid-19 pandemic. The Ambassador hoped that we will be able to organise next open house in physical or hybrid format.

Ambassador Srivastava also expressed his gratitude to the local government authorities including Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Immigration authorities, as well as appreciation to various Indian associations for support and assistance in resolving a number of issues concerning our community members. Ambassador Srivastava thanked the Indians and businessmen for their support to the needy Indian nationals.

Hari krishna Erranholi, an Indian citizen long stranded in Bahrain, has now returned to India on 2nd March, 2022. Another Indian national, Mr. Pedda Sayanna Rachitty, who was admitted at Salmaniya hospital, travelled on 21st March. Three distressed Indian ladies have also been successfully repatriated to their hometown.

Ambassador interacted with the Indian community and briefed them about the general positive developments on urgent common issues being faced by Indian nationals and also listened/redressed specific consular/ labour issues of our community members present at the open house.

The grievances/issues of the Indian Community were addressed; some were resolved at the open house, while others will be taken up at the earliest possible time.

Sarmistha Dey

Sarmistha Dey is an Indian Diaspora staff reporter at WFY, Bahrain bureau. She is an experienced HR and media professional. She is a poet as well as a singer.

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