Exit permit rules eased for migrant workers

  • internetQatar
  • December 2, 2016
  • 3 min read

When enacted on December 13, Law No 21 of 2015, the new law that will govern the entry, exit, and residency of expats will guarantee the freedom of movement for over 2.1mn salaried workforce in Qatar, an official statement yesterday said. The new law abolishes the existing Kafala system, replacing it with a modernised, contract-based […]

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Qatar: Awareness workshop for worker's rights

  • internetQatar
  • November 14, 2016
  • 1 min read

Qatar has called for raising awareness about the guarantees to ensure workers’ rights, pointing out to the role of national institutions and civil society groups to protect these rights. National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Secretary General Maryam bint Abdullah al-Attiyah urged the countries to shoulder their responsibilities to ensure that people enjoy their rights equally […]

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