Decision on 60+ expatriates within a week

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr Abdullah Al-Salman, reviewed the files regarding the ban on renewing work permits for expatriates above 60 years of age without a University degree with His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled to find a final solution to the issue very soon.

According to Arabic Media Al-Rai, the Prime Minister requested to submit all proposals received in this regard to the advisory team of the Council of Ministers to take an appropriate resolution that ensures the interest of the labour market and that of the concerned sectors.

The report also said that the team would also take the recommendation of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

It is expected that a final decision will be issued in this regard during the current week or next at the latest.


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