#Expat

Kuwait workers

Kuwait’s draft law on expat quotas to exempt domestic workers, those on government contracts

Under the new proposal, Indians must not exceed 15 per cent of the population of Kuwaitis

Kuwait’s housing authority sacks 135 foreign workers, aims to be ‘expat-free’ by May 2021

The decision is part of the government’s strategy to ‘Kuwaitise’ jobs in the public sector

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Expat population in some GCC states may drop by up to 10% – report

Employment across the GCC could fall by around 13 per cent due to the impact of the coronavirus

Offices Send Their employees Home

UAE launches ‘early leave’ for private sector expats to return home during Covid-19 crisis

All establishments are to comply with this directive and employers must book a round ticket for employees availing of this facility

Saudi denies social media ‘rumours’ about expat fees

Expat fees introduced this year will continue to increase until 2020, clarifies ministry

Saudi unemployment rises in Q1, 234,000 foreign workers leave jobs

The exodus comes after more than 277,000 expats left their jobs in the fourth quarter

UAE to approve law allowing 100% foreign ownership of companies by year-end

Previous attempts to introduce the legislation have been met with opposition from some Emiratis

What to do if you lose your passport in the UAE

A step-by-step guide on the procedures to follow if you have lost your passport in the UAE