Bihari group elects new office bearers

Published on Mar 11 2014 // NRI
RIYADH: RASHID HASSAN Mohammed Mukhtar Khan was elected as president of the Bihar International Society for Welfare and Solidarity (BISWAS), a socio-welfare group of expatriate workers from the north Indian state in Riyadh, on Saturday. Shahzad Samdani was elected the vice-president (social welfare),...

Young Talents Group of Riyadh enthralled Jeddah audience

Published on Mar 10 2014 // Featured, NRI
Young Talents Group of Riyadh enthralled Jeddah audience
- By: Dr. Sayeed Mohiuddin Young Talents Group of Riyadh created history by their rocking performance at Jeddah. The event was sponsored and very well organized by Al Rayyan International Polyclinic, Jeddah. Dr. Sayeed Mohiuddin started the function by a brief introduction of the event. He then invited...

KSA takes steps to send home Indian prisoners

Published on Mar 06 2014 // NRI
Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH – Steps are being taken to transfer Indian inmates from jails in Saudi Arabia to Indian prisons in line with the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons signed during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Riyadh in 2010. The implementation of the convention...

Insurance must for visiting foreigners

Published on Mar 05 2014 // NRI
JEDDAH: IRFAN MOHAMMED Saudi Arabia on Monday decided to implement mandatory health insurance which should include coverage of medical assistance and evacuation in emergencies for foreigners intending to visit the Kingdom. Haj and Umrah pilgrims, however, would be exempted from this requirement. Council...

Dependents of expat workers exempt from medical test for iqama

Published on Mar 03 2014 // NRI
Saudi Gazette report DAMMAM – Barring some nationalities, dependents of expatriate workers who arrive for the first time in the Kingdom are now exempt from obligatory medical examinations to get residence permits (iqamas), according to the Ministry of Health (MoH). These regulations also apply to dependents...

Embassy Warns Against Exploitation by Illegal Agents

Published on Mar 03 2014 // NRI
It has come to the notice of Embassy that some self-styled social workers and illegal agents are engaged in instigating the stranded workers currently stationed in the Embassy rented accommodation in Riyadh to make statements criticizing the authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Such elements and...

Indian expats celebrate Republic Day with fervor

Published on Jan 27 2014 // Featured, NRI, Special
Indian expats celebrate Republic Day with fervor
Indian Ambassador Hamid Ali Rao reads out the president’s message at the Republic Day function in Riyadh on Sunday. — Courtesy photosJEDDAH — The Indian community in the Kingdom celebrated the country’s 65th Republic Day with joy, enthusiasm and patriotic fervor. Special functions were...

Indian expats celebrate R-Day donating blood

Published on Jan 26 2014 // Featured, NRI
Indian expats celebrate R-Day donating blood
Volunteers donate blood at King Fahd Medical City in Riyadh on Thursday. — Courtesy photoSaudi Gazette report RIYADH — A section of the Indian community in the Saudi capital commemorate their country’s 65th Republic Day by donating blood. After independence from Britain on Aug. 15, 1947, India...

Republic Day Flag Hoisting at Indian Embassy on 26th.

Published on Jan 19 2014 // NRI
The 65th Republic Day of India would be celebrated on Sunday, 26th January 2014 at the Embassy of India, B-1, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, as per the following programme: 0830 hrs Arrival of guests 0900 hrs Flag hoisting by Ambassador H.E. Mr. Hamid Ali Rao followed by singing of National Anthem 0915...

Mohd.Khaleequr Rahman submits report of his Saudi’s visit

Published on Jan 18 2014 // Featured, NRI
Mohd.Khaleequr Rahman submits report of his Saudi’s visit
- Fouzia Khan Jeddah: Mohd.Khaleequr Rahman, a senior Congress Leader and the Member of the State Level Committee of the Andhra Pradesh Wakf Records who had visited KSA last week to study the expat issues and solutions in general and impact of the Nitaqat Law on the Indian community and the people...

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