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20,000 Indians returning to India from Saudi thanks to the amnesty scheme

Thousands of undocumented overseas Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are flying home

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Thousands of undocumented overseas Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are flying home, as the Saudi government announced a 90-day amnesty period for all residence violators. Stranded Indian, who travelled there illegally and those who overstayed their visas, including a large number from Tamil Nadu, are ready to return to India.  The 90 days grace period began on April 29. During this period expats will be allowed to leave the Kingdom without paying any fines or facing any penalties linked to violating Saudi residency law, labour system and border security in the Kingdom. While ...

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First Published: Wed, May 03 2017. 15:39 IST
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