New Delhi,This Ministry accorded its consent to the establishment of Consulate of United Arab Emirates in Kerala on July, 2012. This Ministry is not in receipt of any proposal for the establishment of Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Kerala. No information with regard to location of the Consulate of the United Arab Emirates has so far been received from their Embassy in New Delhi.
Information with respect to time frame for opening of Consulate of the United Arab Emirates has not so far been received from their Embassy in New Delhi. This Information was given by answer the Minister of state in the Ministry of External Affairs Gen. Retd. V. K. Singh in Lok Sabha today.