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Ambassador urges Indians to strictly comply with COVID regulations and be vaccinated

By Sajeev Peter

Kuwait: Kuwait’s Indian Ambassador to India, Shibi George, opened three BLS International Outsourcing Centers yesterday in Sharq, Jeribu Arshuyov (Abasiya) and the Indian Embassy in Faheel, which provides consulates, passports and visa services. At an online address on Sunday, the ambassador explained the new center to members of the Indian community. This was followed by a detailed presentation of the new facility by Dr. Vinod Guyquad, First Secretary of the Embassy of India.

“The number of cases of COVID-19 has skyrocketed and we are in a very difficult time. We have found that the number of cases has skyrocketed in the last few weeks. Today, there were several incidents at the embassy. , And as a precautionary measure, we will close the certification service tomorrow, “the ambassador said in his virtual speech on Sunday.
“From January 11th, authentication services from the new outsourcing center will be available. I will comply with the regulations and procedures announced by the Kuwaiti Government to fight the virus and limit the spread of the virus. We repeat all compliance. We recommend that all unvamped Indians be vaccinated immediately and boosted with an early booster effect, “said the ambassador.

“People who come into contact with or have symptoms of COVID-19-positive patients should immediately go to the nearest medical facility and receive appropriate medical consultation / testing without hesitation or delay. Is ready to provide any assistance, including meeting the medical costs of all emergency medical cases on a means-test basis, “George added.

The embassy circulated a list of more than 50 Indian physicians in the Indian Physicians Forum who volunteered to provide free telephone consultations to those in need. “Thanks to IDF and the services of doctors. Please note that our Indian Community Support Group (ICSG) and many of our associations are ready to extend all support. But get our attention right away. Together we will face this challenge, “he said.

The ambassador also urged groups and associations to avoid all social gatherings. “We’re moving into virtual mode and avoiding physical gatherings when hosting various events such as Republic Day on January 26th and Youth Day on January 12th,” he added. rice field.

Starting today (January 11, 2022), consulate, passport and visa services will be available from the new BLS Center on the 3rd floor of the Jauhara Tower on Aria Salem Street in Sharq, Kuwait City. Mezzanine, Olive Supermarket Building, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh; Mezzanine, Al-Anoud Shopping Complex, Mahaheel’s Makkah Street.
Center timing is Saturday through Thursday – 8 am to noon and 4 pm to 8 pm. Friday – 4 pm to 8 pm.

The old outsourcing center operated by CKGS will cease functioning on January 10, 2022. The 24/7 WhatsApp message helpline number has also been updated with more details. Information on this point is also available from these helpline numbers.If you have further support / questions, please write in [email protected]

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