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Covid-19: UAE national vaccination campaign achieves 52.46% of target category

The country has provided nearly seven million vaccine doses to more than 205 medical centres

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Covid-19: UAE vaccinates 8% of its population, aims to inoculate 50% during Q1 2021

As many as 826,301 doses of the Covid 19 virus vaccine have been administered to date

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Over 7,600 expats register to exit Oman as part of its initiative to waive overstay fines

The initiative, which began on November 15, runs until the end of the year

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Kuwait going ahead with decision to ban work permits for expats aged over 60 from Jan 1

The decision applies to expat workers who do not have a university degree

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Kuwait’s parliament passes law to cut expat numbers

The law does not include the previously proposed quota system for expat nationalities

UAE first country where Covid-19 tests exceed population

Local health authorities have performed in excess of 10 million tests

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Two-thirds of Saudi Arabia’s population is under the age of 35

Nearly half of all Saudi employees are below the age of 35

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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

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Kuwaiti MP proposes move to stop issuing residency permits for expats aged over 60

The proposal also seeks to deport “all expats undergoing treatment at psychiatric hospitals”

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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