The Indian Government has reportedly rescued about 29 Indian workers from Saudi Arabia and Is also paying for their flight tickets back home.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated the news, on Thursday nights. She tweeted, “We have rescued those 29 workers from Saudi Arabia. We are paying for their air tickets as well”.
Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao approached Sushma Swaraj who had sought her intervention in the rescue of the 29 migrant workers held in captivity by a company in Saudi.
Mr Rao, who is Telangana’s NRI Affairs and IT Minister, had written to Swaraj sharing a media report which said the workers were held in captivity without any food or basic amenities and that the company had demanded USD 50,000 from each of the employees before allowing them to leave.