'Take Care Of Their Safety, Well-Being': India Tells Israel After First Batch Of Workers Leave Under G2G Agreement


(MENAFN- Live Mint) "Stressing that the safety of Indian workers is important for New Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday asked the Israeli authorities to do their best for the well-being of the first batch of workers from India who have left for Tel Aviv under the government-to-government (G2G) agreement the weekly presser, MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said,“For us, their safety is very important. We have urged the Israeli authorities to do their best to take care of their safety and well-being, which is of prime importance.”“Around 18,000 Indian workers are in Israel,” the spokesperson said, adding that“the Indian Embassy in Israel is constantly in touch with them for their safety” as it is a major concern.
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