Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Expats

Latest updates on expats news in the GCC Countries: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Oman.

Oman: New road to Saudi reduces trip by 800km

More than 130 million cubic metres of sand were removed as Oman gears up to open the 680km road that passes through the world’s...

Saudi Arabia’s vision for future has little space for Indian workers

For quite some time, Saudi Arabia is trying to diversify its economy to reduce dependence on oil; under a plan called Vision 2030, which...

Saudi: Expat decline causes hardest hit on construction sector

Saudi Arabia's construction sector was hardest hit by an outflow of expat workers during the first three months of 2018, according to new research.According...

Dependent fee creates “panic” amongst expats

The fee on dependents, which came into force on July 1, has created panic and confusion among expat workers, according to the Saudi Gazette. Computer...

Kuwait to stop employment of expats over age 60

Kuwait is looking at imposing a new cap on hiring foreigners based on their age, as part of a massive official drive.Under the new...

‘Dead’ sponsor sends end-of-service benefits to domestic aide who left KSA...

RIYADH: In a rare humanitarian gesture, a “deceased” Saudi sponsor sent end-of-service benefits to his domestic aide who left the Kingdom 22 years ago. The...

UAE: Police arrest 113 beggars over the weekend

As part of its continuous crackdown on beggars during the holy month of Ramadan, Sharjah Police have arrested 113 beggars, including 69 men and...

Oman: No Entry Visa required for tourists from 33 Countries

Visitors from 33 countries can enter Oman without a visa, thanks to the joint visa agreement between Oman and Qatar.According to the Royal Oman...

Saudi Arabia needs its expat workforce

Let us take a look at some of the activities these workers are engaged in. To begin with, Saudi municipal workers comprise large numbers...

UAE: Visa Amnesty Scheme Extended By One Month

The amnesty period has officially been extended for one more month in UAE, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has announced on Tuesday.The...
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