Thiruvananthapuram: Minister of State for External Affairs V.Muraleedharan on Monday informed that talks with the Kuwaiti authorities have commenced to ensure the release of 30 Indian nurses which includes 19 from Kerala, presently in detention there.
Muraleedharan said talks at the highest level between India and Kuwait have commenced and there are technical issues over the license of the clinic where these nurses were working.
“Among the nurses who have young kids who are being breast fed, we have already made arrangements for them to be fed. Likewise, the Indian Embassy officials are in talks with the Kuwait authorities to see that they are released,” said Muraleedharan.
The detention took place following an inspection by the Kuwait Manpower Committee.