Out of 33 Indians stranded in Somalia, 8-10 will return home soon; Salary will also be paid: Foreign Ministry

 

October 31, 2020

 

By Bhavi Mandalia | Pledge Times

 

NEW DELHI – Kenya-based Indian Mission has raised the issue of 33 Indian nationals stranded in Somalia. The company in which all these Indian citizens worked, did not pay their salary, due to which they are stuck there. However, the company has agreed to arrange for the payment and withdrawal of his pending salary. The Foreign Ministry gave this information on Thursday.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said that the Indian Mission in Kenya is taking all necessary steps and hoped that soon 8-10 out of 33 people will return to India.

Kenya mission officials went to Somalia

In response to a question related to Indians stranded in Somalia due to non-payment of salary for several months, Srivastava said during the online press conference, ‘This case is related to 33 Indians from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat working in Somalia. Have been.

He said, ‘Somalia comes under our mission based in Kenya and has gained information about these Indians. Our mission officials went from Kenya to Somalia and with the help of the State Department, the officials spoke to the company and the employees there. After negotiations, company officials agreed to pay the pending salaries of the Indians. He also agreed to send such people back to India who want to go back home.

 

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