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About 1.5 million expatriates expected to leave Kuwait by the end of this year

Thursday, July 9, 2020
About 1.5 million expatriates expected to leave Kuwait by the end of this year

According to estimate, about 160,000 expatriates left Kuwait to their home countries since March 16 until yesterday.

During this period, Kuwait Airport was operating with only 15% of its capacity. According to report, it is expected that about one and half million people will depart Kuwait by the end of this year.

Some private sector institutions have ended the services of large numbers of employees as the corona crisis resulted in substantial financial losses. This, coupled with the government's policy towards achieving Kuwaitization, resulted in the departure of a large number of expatriates from the country.

According to the report, within 116 days, from March 16 to July 9, Kuwait International Airport witnessed the departure of 158,031 Traveling aboard 993 flights. Egyptian and Indian communities made up the large number of expatriates who left the country. This number is expected to double as the airport will open its operation by next month.

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Hary Paul
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Wonder how the departure of so many expats will affect the housing market!
Rental income is a major source of easy income for thousands of Kuwaiti people.


Rahul
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Dear Faisal and Jacob, read teh news properly.

It says 1.58 lakh left till date. and 1.5 million is expected by end of thsi year

Jacob
Saturday, July 11, 2020
About 1.5 million expatriates expected to leave Kuwait by the end of this year...... 1 Million is 1,000,000 (10 lac) 1.5 Million is 15 lac indian. i ...

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Faisal
Saturday, July 11, 2020
not 1.5 million :) 160,000 only one hundred sixty thousand .

Amit
Friday, July 10, 2020
Congrats to the Kuwaiti think tank !
They managed to kill two birds with one stone - protect the citizens and ensure that unskilled/ low-income expats leave in the thousands because they could not sustain themselves without few months of work. Expats will think 20 times before entering Kuwait again !

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