Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait. Phone: 22530600, 22530612 - 14 Fax: 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902
Embassy Press Release

The issue concerning Indian engineers in Kuwait

This is in continuation of this Embassy’s messages on this matter posted on the website.

1. As announced in the last notification in June, a Kuwaiti delegation had visited India towards end of last month. Extensive discussions took place between the representatives of all the concerned authorities dealing with engineering education in India, both from the Government and the education sector, and the Kuwaiti delegation. The tour included relevant field visits as well.

2. Both the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Human Resource Development were intensely involved in the discussions, clarifying and responding to various queries and concerns that the Kuwaiti side had expressed.

3. In particular, the issue revolving around the accreditation by NBA was comprehensively and satisfactorily addressed by the Indian side.

4. The matter is now going through the process of internal consultations/approvals within the Kuwaiti system. The Embassy expects a satisfactory resolution of the matter soon.

5. Indian Engineers in Kuwait are requested to await the anticipated decision by Kuwaiti authorities, with the same composure and great maturity displayed so far.

6. As conveyed earlier, cases of individual grievances/renewal of residency validity etc. may please be brought to the attention of Shri K.K. Pahel, First Secretary, at e-mail pol.kuwait@mea.gov.in, giving their contact details.

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