It has come to our notice about circulation of messages regarding details of visit visa holders, elders, jobless etc. to be sent to Indian Consulate Dubai for repatriation. CGI Dubai has not issued any such advisory.Indian nationals should take note of this. @IndembAbuDhabi
— India in Dubai (@cgidubai) April 14, 2020
Meanwhile, the Indian Consulate Dubai noted that the circular was a fake one. “CGI Dubai has not issued any such advisory. Indian nationals should take note of this.”
“Expats who need medical and psychological counseling service can email to the embassy. Once we have the mobile number of the person, our team of doctors call them and address their issue,” an official from the embassy said.
Additionally, in case of emergency, expats can call 24X7 helpline number 0508995583.
While India on Tuesday extended the lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic till May 3. On Monday, Supreme Court of India had ruled that stranded expats cannot be flown back home till travel restrictions are in place.