The House Committee on Telecommunications investigating the level of Compliance with expatriate
quota system by companies operating in the Country raised the aalarm yesterday when the management of Huawei Telecommunications company along with some of its expatriates
appear before the Committee.
Of the 199 companies, 78 are from Dhofar (3,360 expatriate
workers), 27 from North Sharqiyah (797 expatriate
workers), 25 from South Sharqiyah (886 expatriate
workers), 21 from Muscat (6,918 expatriate
workers), 18 from North Batinah (2,928 expatriate
workers), 12 from South Batinah (625 expatriate
workers), nine from Buraimi (585 expatriate
workers), four from Dakhliyah (235 expatriate
workers), four from Al Wusta (149 expatriate
workers) and one from Dhahirah (61 expatriate
have welcomed the idea of savings investment fund to eventually replace gratuity, but with reservations and some thoughtful tweaks to the proposed project.
To a question about various welfare activities of OPF, he said that the Foundation has provided financial assistance to the bereaved families of Pakistani expatriates
who died abroad or became permanently disabled.
She further reiterated that the new Investment Law provided for the presence of representatives from 74 agencies at ISC to facilitate procedures for investors, thereby facilitate and accelerate procedures for Egyptian expatriates
The Chairman highlighted a number of new initiatives taken by the OPF for welfare of expatriates
and their dependents including revamping of OPF website and launching of 24-hour helpline besides provision of financial assistance within one month.
, cross-cultural adjustment, gender, Saudi Arabia
Members of the Committee discussed the situations of the Syrian expatriates
abroad and means of coordinating their activities with the Ministry, and studying the possibility of appointing trade & commercial attache for the Syrian embassies, in addition to opening new gates for exporting the Syrian products.
The reason expatriates
find it even more attractive is because of the wonderful multi-racial community that coexists in harmony.
The number of expatriates
in the Governorate of Muscat reached 828.
As the global operations of a multinational corporation surge, the need for expatriates
are critical to retail wealth management market in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the primary challenge for the industry in the region is to design solutions that can attract more retirement savings assets, according to a study.
TUNIS (TAP)-Prime Minister Habib Essid said Tunisian expatriates
can help boost socio-economic development by means of investing in projects scheduled as part of the five-year plan (2016-2020).
There have been debates about Bahrain's subsidies being high and the need to recover part of it by requiring expatriates
to pay for the cost of government services they use.
NNA - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates
, Gebran Bassil, stressed need to work together -- expatriates
and residential Lebanese -- and put political and sectarian disagreements away when discussing the Lebanese expatriates