Indian Mission in Dubai to have free legal aid facility

Pravasi Bhartiya Sahayta Kendra (PBSK) in Indian Consulate.

New Delhi (NVI): Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now avail of free legal aid, financial counselling and psychological services with increased frequency through the Indian Consulate in Dubai.

These services will be available at the Pravasi Bharatiya Sahayata Kendra (PBSK), whose office was inaugurated by Indian Ambassador to the UAE Pavan Kapoor at the Consulate premises. Indian Consul General in Dubai Dr Aman Puri was also present on the occasion.

“We are regularly looking to improve our services to the Indian community, and hope that this will be another step in that direction,” Kapoor tweeted.

“We are taking one step forward to serve our fellow Indians with inauguration of Pravasi Bhartiya Sahayta Kendra(PBSK),” tweeted the Indian Consulate General in Dubai.

As per the plan, free legal aid will be offered every day of the week while  psychological counselling will be available three-four days a week.

Anybody in real emergency can just walk in for help, Puri said, adding that arranging a prior appointment would otherwise be a preferred option.

-CHK