Oman imposes temporary ban on work visas for expats

Pedro Gonçalves
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Oman has ruled out issuing visas to expat construction workers and cleaners for the next six months. Oman's Ministry of Manpower said: "The authorisation for the recruitment of non-Omani manpower in private sector establishments engaged in construction and cleaning works shall be suspended for six months. The permit will continue with an outgoing allowance." According to National Centre of Statistics and Information, of a total of 1,700,000 foreign workers are employed in the Sultanate ...

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