Health Minister Veena George said the visitors should however undergo the mandatory testing.
The extension will not be applicable to those expatriates who are fully vaccinated within the Kingdom before their departure on exit and re-entry visa.
The state government already set apart an amount of Rs 50 crore in its latest budget for their rehabilitation and formulating employment and entrepreneurship schemes for them.
The first Malayali from a non-Anglo-Indian background to try his luck ‘Down Under’ was George Varughese.
The Government said Rajamony was appointed on a part time basis for a period of one year in the rank equivalent to Chief Secretary.
The move, if included in the reconciliation package and passed into law, is expected to help thousands of Indian IT professionals who are currently stuck in an agonising Green Card backlog.
Nikitha, 22, daughter of Benny Abraham and Treesa Benny, was found dead in the students’ hostel of the University of Kiel on Thursday morning.
The CPM-led government urged the central government to take up the matter with the gulf nations in order to facilitate the return of Indian workers.
Indians get affected by every crisis in any corner of the globe and some of them return home in coffins.
Overall, though, the total remittances from Indian workers abroad was $8.3 billion in 2020, a drop of only 0.2 per cent from the previous year.