PM Modi in Saudi Arabia: What Indian expats expect from this visit

New Delhi, Apr 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for Saudi Arabia after two days of engagement with world leaders during the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.

Indian expatriate living in Saudi Arabia hold high expectations from Prime Minister Modi's visit to the Kingdom.

What Indian expats expect from PM Modi

Saudi Arabia, largest crude oil supplier of India is home to 2.96 million Indians.

They expect Prime Minister Modi to ask King Salman to increase Haj quota for Indian pilgrims in the future. They also want him to discuss welfare of Indian workers in Saudi Arabia.

A large number of people hailing from Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka residing in Saudi Arabia are looking for a direct Air India connectivity to their cities.

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Indian expats also want good education facility for their children as their children do not have the facility of pursuing higher studies after 12th standard.

The existing infrastructure of Indian schools has become insufficient as thousands of parents are seeking admission of their children at Indian schools in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Jubail etc, reported the Saudi Gazette.

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