Coronavirus: UAE temporarily stops issuing work permits
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Coronavirus: UAE temporarily stops issuing work permits

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The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has suspended the issuance of all types of labour permits, including for drivers and domestic workers, effective Thursday, March 19, a report by Gulf New said.

The order will exempt work permits for Expo 2020 workers and intra-corporate transfers. The Ministry’s decision is part of the effort to strengthen preventive and precautionary measures taken by the country to confront the emerging coronavirus and prevent its spread.

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