A legal cell aiming at providing assistance to expats from the Indian State of Kerala on issues related to employment and others was launched, as part of the government initiative Norka on Thursday.
Advocate Gireesh, a lawyer of the Hassan Mohsin Legal Consultancy, empanelled in the Indian Embassy panel of legal experts along with various other diplomatic missions, has been appointed as the legal consultant for the Malayali community in the sultanate. The cell launched in Oman along with Kuwait and Bahrain is expected to help Keralites who face various legal issues here or back home such as filing a suit, compensatory claims and mercy petitions.
The cell will carry out legal awareness campaigns to educate more than 400,000 Keralites population in Oman.
“I’m happy to have been selected to be the legal consultant with the PLAC (Pravasi legal Aid Cell) which is entrusted with the tasks of rendering services related to people’s work abroad, knowing legal procedures of any issue here or back home,” said Advocate Gireesh.
He added that legal awareness campaigns in association with the Indian Media Forum in Muscat and various Malayali associations will also be conducted.
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