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  • Oman’s Minister of Manpower has issued Ministerial Order 517/2019, which renews a temporary suspension on issuing visas to recruit migrant workers in construction and cleaning sectors for another 6 months.

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  • The UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) announced that domestic workers over the age of 60 can renew their contract and stay with their sponsor under certain conditions.

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  • Bahrain has halved the amount foreigners need to invest to self-sponsor, from 100,000 BHD (USD 265,222)  to 50,000 BHD (USD 132,611), in a bid to boost investment in the country. Expats and their dependents who meet the investor visa criteria will be given a renewable 2 to 10 years residence permit without a sponsor.

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In Brief

  • Oman’s Minister of Manpower has issued Ministerial Order 517/2019, which renews a temporary suspension on issuing visas to recruit migrant workers in construction and cleaning sectors for another 6 months.

    Read more
  • The UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) announced that domestic workers over the age of 60 can renew their contract and stay with their sponsor under certain conditions.

    Read more
  • Bahrain has halved the amount foreigners need to invest to self-sponsor, from 100,000 BHD (USD 265,222)  to 50,000 BHD (USD 132,611), in a bid to boost investment in the country. Expats and their dependents who meet the investor visa criteria will be given a renewable 2 to 10 years residence permit without a sponsor.

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