V K Singh discusses labour issue in Bahrain

Manama: Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has visited Bahrain and held talks with senior ministers on issues related to labour.

“Following up on labour issues in the Gulf. MoS @Gen_VKSingh visits Manama, holds talks with Ministers of Labour & Interior of Bahrain,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Viaks Swarup tweeted.

There are nearly five million expatriate Indians in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

A majority work as blue collar workers, and there are frequent labour-related issues.