World Malayalee Council

Middle East Region

വേൾഡ് മലയാളി കൗൺസിൽ

World Malayalee Council strives to concot an international brotherhood of Malayalees / people of Kerala origin to bolster their cultural, artistic, social uniqueness and display resilience and understanding towards other cultures with which they have to co-exist and interact. World Malayalee Council, an organisation that works with the Malayalee diaspora across the globe. The Malayalee (Malayalam: മലയാളി) are an ethno-linguistic group native to the South Indian state of Kerala and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep and have the Malayalam language as their mother tongue. The Malayali community in India has a history of immigrants to the region from various parts of the world, as well as a unique sub-culture owing to the tropical environment of the state.

WMC is a non-sectarian, non-political organization which provides a global connectivity fostering friendship and fellowship among Malayalees worldwide while providing several platforms under its umbrella for training, empowerment, service, support and charity.

About Us

World Malayalee Council Middle East Region is one of the most active regions among the six regions of WMC global, which has a geographical coverage in all the Gulf countries , Israel , Lebanon , Syria , Iraq , Iran. At present, the Middle East region has twelve provinces in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. The primary objective of the regional council is to co-ordinate with all the provinces in the middle east region for their smooth functioning and to act as a communication bridge between the provinces and the global administration of WMC. Approval and formation of new provinces in the region is also the responsibility of the Middle East Regional Committee.

The Middle East region has the largest number of Non-Resident Malayalee Diaspora living outside Kerala and the WMC Middle East region caters for both the Malayalee residents in the Middle East and those who have returned back to Kerala after living in the Middle East.WMC Middle East Region is predominantly concerned with addressing the problems and issues of Non-Resident Keralites. The Middle East Region also initiates and promotes welfare, developmental, charitable activities and enterprises for uplifting the economically backward groups or areas in Kerala.

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