Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Gulf Cooperation Council


Yemen's president steps aside amid efforts to end war

April 07, 2022 9:17 pm

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, major players in the conflict appear to have played a role in President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's decision, quickly welcoming it with a pledge of $3 billion in aid.

Eye on Gulf job market, Govt to launch upskill project for overseas workers

December 30, 2021 8:39 am

Under the new programme — dubbed Tejas, or Training in Emirate Jobs & Skills — the government has partnered with leading employers in the UAE to “train, certify and place 10,000 Indian workers in a year”and “100,000 across the GCC [Gulf Cooperation Council] region over the next five years”.

Jaishankar begins 2-day visit to Qatar

December 28, 2020 1:38 am

The visit is part of India’s ongoing outreach to West Asia, which the country sees as part of its extended neighbourhood.

Jaishankar urges Gulf nations to facilitate return of Indians to resume work

November 04, 2020 1:10 am

More than eight million Indians live and work in West Asia, with a majority of them within the region covered by the GCC, which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

United Arab Emirates forms new group with Saudi Arabia; Gulf Cooperation Council under pressure with new move

December 05, 2017 8:24 pm

The move comes amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar.

Qatar threatens to withdraw from Gulf Cooperation Council

July 11, 2017 11:33 am

Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani on Monday sent a letter to Secretary General of the GCC Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani, setting his country's conditions so as not to withdraw from the GCC.

LIC is market leader in Bahrain, No 3 in the UAE

August 07, 2015 2:39 am

The bancassurance partners play a significant role in selling to the other nationals, particularly locals.

On foreign shores

July 01, 2014 12:00 am

The government must prioritise the needs and rights of migrant workers abroad.

Bridging the Gulf

February 25, 2014 8:00 am

The stage is set for a more vigorous engagement with the region.

India is remittance capital of Saudi Arabia

October 28, 2013 3:01 pm

Saudi Arabia is estimated to have sent over $8.4 bn of outward remittance to India in 2012.