More than 9,000 work permits cancelled in Kuwait in a  month

More than 9,000 work permits cancelled in Kuwait in a month

Of those, 5,000 permits belong to expatriates stranded outdoors Kuwait, who haven’t been renewed.

A month in the past, official figures launched by Al Rai estimated that there have been round 3.3 million expatriates residing in Kuwait earlier than the pandemic, and that quantity has fallen to 2.65 million in latest months.

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Between January 12 and February 7, 9,296 expatriate work permits have been canceled, in line with statistics revealed by the Public Manpower Authority (PAM).

Of those, 5,000 permits belong to expatriates stranded outdoors Kuwait, who haven’t been renewed.

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The PAM report says 183 individuals have switched to a dependent visa, a allow that enables expatriates residing in Kuwait to sponsor their relations. A few of those that have switched to dependent visas are expats who’ve been affected by the brand new regulation, which got here into impact earlier this 12 months. It states that work permits for non-Kuwaitis over 60, whose {qualifications} are solely a highschool diploma or much less, won’t be renewed.

As for residents, PAM canceled 1,322 Kuwaiti contracts as their companies ended.

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The PAM report says 183 individuals have switched to a dependent visa, a allow that enables expatriates residing in Kuwait to sponsor their relations. A few of those that have switched to dependent visas are expats who’ve been affected by the brand new regulation, which got here into impact earlier this 12 months. It states that work permits for non-Kuwaitis over 60, whose {qualifications} are solely a highschool diploma or much less, won’t be renewed.

As for residents, PAM canceled 1,322 Kuwaiti contracts as their companies ended.

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