Oman extends visa ban for expats

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Oman's government has confirmed an extension of its visa ban for expats working in certain sectors, with the ministry of manpower (labour) confirming that visas will no longer be renewed once their licence has expired. The changes will affect all expats working as sales or purchase representatives and/or in sales promotion.  The new rule was instigated by Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri the minister of manpower, earlier this week. An official at the ministry of manpower told the Times of Oman: "The ministerial decision is clear and understandable, that after completion of the work-per...

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