By: Dr. Mohd Asif Ali
4th May (Hyderabad): International Journalist Fraternity Forum (IJFF) delegation met with Shri CH Malla Reddy Minister for Labour & Employment, Govt of Telangana and represented the issues of Gulf Return NRIs and NRIs residing in Gulf Countries. Delegation of IJFF headed by Mr. Syed Khaleelullah Telangana State Information Commission includes Mr. SAH Aleem Khan Chief Patron IJFF, Dr. Mohd Asif Ali Global President IJFF, Dr. Mohammed Ashraf President IJFF KSA Chapter, Mr. Basith Abu Maaz Joint Secretary KSA Chapter IJFF, Mr. D.S. Reddy President Overseas Manpower Recruiters Association, M. Iftekhar Ahmed NRI & Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Fardeen Coordinator IJFF. IJFF in its representation request the Minister Malla Reddy to initiate the steps for the welfare, rehabilitation of Gulf NRIs & to resolve the issues of NRIs residing in Gulf Countries.
IJFF a nonprofit Organization, working to protect the freedom of expression, rights of journalists and to promote National Integrity & Harmony in Journalists fraternity around the globe since few years urged the Minister to form the Grievance and Guidance cell of Telangana in every Gulf Country to address the issues, guide, support and help the Employees of various categories. Forum also represented regarding Medical Insurance and request to issue the Health Cards to Gulf Return NRIs. IJFF also requested Telangana Government to open Govt. Schools with CBSE Syllabus to accommodate the students returning from Gulf Countries as they are facing lot of issues and financial burden. Delegation Members requested the Minister Malla Reddy to provide subsidized Loan facility either from Finance Corporation or from the Banks to Gulf Return NRIs in order to start a new business.
Shri CH Malla Reddy Minister for Labour & Employment, Chairman TOMCOM Govt of Telangana assured the delegation of IJFF that he will definitely look into the issues and try to resolve it as soon as possible. He told that he himself will tour the Gulf Countries so that he can meet with Telanganites and organizations working over there in order to know the ground issues. IJFF delegation felicitated the Minister with a Shawl, Flower Bouquet and gives him a Memento as well.