Written By Tarushi Aswani
JEDDAH: 10,000 unemployed Indians, on the edge of starvation in Saudi Arabia, finally got some relief after the Indian consulate and community there pitched in to distribute almost 16,000 kilograms of food to them, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted Sunday morning.
The Indian Consulate in Jeddah (@CGIJeddah) tweeted “Indian Consulate n Indian Community Jeddah food stuff distribution mission accomplished at 245 AM today morning. Kudos to all.”
Together with the efforts of the Indian Consulate and local Indian Residents in Jeddah, their fellow Indians who were helpless in a dire situation were saved, after EA Minister tweeted, “”Large number of Indians have lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The employers have not paid wages closed down their factories. As a result our brothers and sisters in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are facing extreme hardship.”