Goa NRI affairs department will hold a conference on Indian expatriates in the Gulf countries on March 29 in Panaji.
Community service leadership awards will be presented to some leaders of the Goan community in the Gulf countries. The handbook for NRGS, containing information useful to the emigrants and facilities available to them will be released at the conference, an official release said.
Union Minister for NRI affairs, Vyalar Ravi will inaugurate the conference at Hotel Mandovi here. Chief Minister Digambar Kamat will be the chief guest and chief secretary, JP Singh will be the guest of honour. Commissioner for NRI affairs, Eduardo Faleiro will preside over the conference.
Action taken reports on memoranda submitted to the NRi commissioner during his recent visit to the Gulf countries will also be circulated at the conference.