The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor issued a decision according to which expatriates working in the private sector will be allowed to transfer their work permit without conditions attached until October 15, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting reliable sources.
Earlier decision allowed the laborers to transfer their residencies until July 15, 2009.
The sources added the ministry has agreed to transfer the residencies of the domestic laborers who are under article 20 to article 18 of the private sector until mid October without condition provided the transfer is done by the same sponsor or first degree relative such as the wife, mother or children.
However, the decision allows only domestic workers arrived before April 1, 2008.
Meanwhile, the sources affirmed new work permits will be restricted to exceptional categories and cases because the labor sector doesn’t require new laborers
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