Kuwait: 74,000 government workers on expired visas

SourceGulf Insider
SectorEconomy
CountryKuwait

There are around 74,000 workers on government contracts that have expired visas and are yet to be amended, Al Rai reported.Back in September, when the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) began dealing with the files of expired government workers’ contracts, there were 159,000. Since then, they were able to resolve 85,000 of those workers’ expired visas by either transferring their work permits or the individual left Kuwait.Comments Read NextDecember 1, 2020Kuwait announces procedures for December 5 electionsNovember 28, 2020Kuwait shuts 27 shops selling counterfeit goodsNovember 10, 2020Kuwait: 190,000 expats must renew visas if they want to stayNovember 8, 2020Kuwait allows renewal of residencies for visa violatorsOctober 26, 2020Kuwait: Expired visa renewal of 200 Egyptian teachers refusedOctober 8, 2020Sheikh Mishal takes oath as Kuwait Crown PrinceOctober 7, 2020Kuwait: Emir Sheikh Nawaf nominates Sheikh Mishal as crown princeSeptember 30, 2020Kuwait: Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad takes oath as 16th EmirSeptember 29, 2020Kuwait Appoints Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Sabah as EmirSeptember 13, 2020Kuwait suspends all types of new visas ...read more...