NRI Digest

Riyadh: Indian Forum for Education (IFE) organized a mock test for aspirants of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) at Al Yasmin International School Riyadh on 17th June 2022.

Following the timely intervention of NRI social worker P A Hameed Padubidri based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a woman from Karnataka who was confined by an Indian agent in Kuwait, has reached her home safe. She landed at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru via Dubai from Kuwait on June 13. She hails from Kogilu layout in Yelahanka in Bengaluru.

Indian Engineers Forum Jeddah Chapter organized a webinar on two topics as their quarterly event on 10th June.

Doha: Karnataka Muslim Cultural Association, a non-profit associate organization to the Apex Body, Indian Cultural Centre under the aegis of Embassy of India, recently organised 13th annual blood donation camp at HMC Blood Donor Center, Bayth Al Dhiyafa Medical City, here.

Dammam: K.S Sheikh Karnire, VP of Expertise Contracting Ltd, has become one of the very few Indians to receive permanent residency in Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom recently permitted foreign nationals to own business and property without the need for a sponsor.

Jeddah: Khaja Banda Nawaz College of Engineering (KBNCE) Gulbarga Alumni Jeddah Chapter celebrated its annual general meet at Hotel Ramada Continental.

Kuwait: The Indian Doctors Forum, Kuwait (IDF) conducted their annual 'Ghabqa 2022' on the occasion of the auspicious month of Ramadan at Hotel Crown Plaza.

Doha: The grand iftar meet was held by the KCF Qatar National Committee in Doha on 23-04-2022 under the chairmanship of reception committee chairman Ishaq Nizami. The event began with the Mahlratul Badria spiritual Majlis, led by Hafil Umarul Farooq Sakhafi and Asif Ahsani al-Anwari, and ICF Qatar National Committee General Secretary Dr Basheer Puthupadam has inaugurated the ceremony. Chief guest Assayyid Nizamuddin Bafaqi Thangal offered dua.

Adv. Abdul Hameed aka P A Hameed Padubidri, an NRI pro-bono lawyer and social worker, who is presently working in a Saudi Defense Company based in Riyadh, has been conferred with the Honorary Doctorate as well as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Peace Award-2022 by the Global Human Peace University based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu-India.

New Delhi, Apr 1: The Indian government has ruled that domestic tour operators do not have to collect tax on the sale of overseas tour packages for NRIs.