Residents’ children can work in private sector without sponsorship change

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Ministry of Interior (MoI) made some important announcements today regarding the laws and regulations governing the expatriates and the labor market.

At the press conference held today at the Officers Club of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Wadi Sail, an official from the ministry said that children of residents will be allowed to work in the private sector without transferring sponsorship. 

Director-General of Passports Major General Muhammad Ahmad Al Ateeq also said that a special work visa will be created for temporary work in industries, according to the need of the labor market. Work visas for temporary work will vary from one to six months.

The official also said that the fees for online MoI services will be reduced by 20 percent.

Officials from the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs attended the event.