More than 2,000 Indian expats request to fly home from UAE

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More than 2,000 Indian expats request to fly home from UAE

Almost 2,500 non-resident Indians (NRIs) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have applied to be flown home to India to be with their families during the covid-19 crisis, according to local UAE news reports. Around 2,500 Indians have approached Indian consulates in the UAE seeking help to be flown home during the current lockdown, according to reports in Gulf News. The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Indian Consulate in Dubai together have received requests from "a little more than 1...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.