Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali today called on Najma Heptullah, former Union minister, who is now the Manipur Governor-designate, at her residence in New Delhi, today.
Congratulating her on being appointed as Governor of Manipur State, the Deputy Chief Minister reminded her the promises that were made while she was the Union minister for Minority Affairs, with regard to providing 50% of the total budget needed for the Minority Residential schools from Central funds and requested her to apprise the same to her successor and current Minister for Minority Affairs, so that the Vision of Chief Minister of Telangana in eliminating backwardness, especially amongst the Muslim minority community through education could be achieved.
Ali also apprised her about the status of Telangana workers being sent back empty-handed from Saudi Arabia without proper settlement of their emoluments, which range between 6 to 8 months of their payments by the respective employers. The Deputy Chief Minister requested her to raise the issues with concerned ministers and the Prime Minister for quicker resolution of the issues.
Najma Heptullah responded positively and promised to apprise the deliberations she had with the Deputy Chief Minister with concerned Ministers and the Prime Minister. (NSS)