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Modi to raise labour issues with Qatar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday night assured Indian workers in Qatar that he would take up problems faced by them during his talks with leaders of this Gulf nation.

Addressing Indian workers at a medical camp in downtown Doha, Mr. Modi said he was aware of the issues being faced by Indian workers and the companies that bring them here.

Mr. Modi will hold detailed talks with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Sunday. Mr. Modi noted that his first engagement during his two-day visit to Qatar on the second leg of his five-nation tour was a visit to the camp of Indian workers here. Qatar is home to over six lakh people of Indian origin. He also interacted with workers and shared refreshments with them. — PTI


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