Punjab Government will take all possible steps to help Punjabis stuck abroad to return home
List of rogue travel agents ready, strict action will be taken
Chandigarh, July 7:
The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Mr. Bhagwant Mann will take all possible to help Punjabis stranded abroad to return home safely and will take strict action against rogue travel agents.
Giving information, Punjab NRI Affairs Minister Mr. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said that the Punjab Government has resolved to take strict action against the travel agents who are doing the illegal business and cheating the youth of the state. He said that a special meeting of the officials of NRI and the police department has been called on July 11, in which the matter of taking strict action against rogue travel agents will be discussed.
The NRI minister said that the list of rogue travel agents has already been prepared by the NRI department. He said that the Punjab government is committed to the welfare of the youth of the state and will not allow injustice to any youth. He said that the Punjab government will provide all possible help to the young boys and girls of Punjab, who are trapped abroad due to the fraud of rogue travel agents, to return home, and they should contact the NRI department of Punjab.
Mr. Dhaliwal warned the travel agents, who are doing fraudulent business in Punjab and said that if they do not give up such practices, strict action will be taken against them.
It is worth mentioning that Due to NRI Minister Dhaliwal’s efforts, a daughter of Punjab trapped in Iraq was brought back home safely recently. This girl had gone to Iraq from Amritsar for her future sake and improve the financial condition of her family. She was trapped there by an agent of Gurdaspur who kept all her money and passport. On her return, the Minister had went to Amritsar Airport to receive her.