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Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

A new law to drastically reduce the number of foreign workers within a year: this is what the Kuwait parliament unanimously decided yesterday, Bloomberg reported. That of foreigners is a central issue in the small…

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Kuwait New Employment Bill Hits Indian Migrant Workers Remittance Pay

Kuwait New Employment Bill Hits Indian Migrant Workers Remittance Pay

Indians residing in Kuwait are suffering nightmares as a new bill has now put a stringent quota on migrant labour intakes.  Kuwait apparently had currently employed more than 20,000 Indians in various capacities. These include…

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Petition filed in Supreme Court to repatriate Indians in Kuwait after Indian Embassy to Kuwait turns down the amnesty scheme

Petition filed in Supreme Court to repatriate Indians in Kuwait after Indian Embassy to Kuwait turns down the amnesty scheme

Velinda Vazh Tamilar Nala Sangam – association of Tamils living abroad – has filed a petition with the Indian apex court to bring back the stranded Indians in Kuwait and other countries. The plea has…

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Sri Lankan expatriates infected with Covid-19 are thrice the number of local cases

Sri Lankan expatriates infected with Covid-19 are thrice the number of local cases

Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi stated that around 1000 migrant workers are tainted with Covid-19 who had returned from abroad, and are undergoing treatment in hospitals or quarantine centers. The coronavirus positive cases in…

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Expat quota bill in Kuwait set to impact migrant workers: Indian Embassy to Kuwait

Expat quota bill in Kuwait set to impact migrant workers: Indian Embassy to Kuwait

Many migrant workers and expats in Gulf area will bear the brunt of Coronavirus pandemic with approval of Expat quota bill in Kuwait. Kuwait’s National Assembly has approved draft of expat quota bill to control…

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