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Labour ministry probes delayed wage payment to expatriates

Labour ministry probes delayed wage payment to expatriates

In response to the late settlement of salaries, a small number of expatriate workers conducted a peaceful protest in the Msheireb area on May 22.

Qatar reaffirms commitment to protect expats amid Covid-19

Qatar reaffirms commitment to protect expats amid Covid-19

Qatar has reaffirmed its commitment to preserving the dignity of expatriates and ensuring the continuation of the decent work environment in the country and protecting expatriate workers from the negative effects

Citizens and expatriates fighting a common enemy together

Citizens and expatriates fighting a common enemy together

Qatar, like many other countries of the world, has been caught in the global war against the novel coronavirus, which is spreading like wild fire presenting an existential threat to mankind.

Exit permits abolished for govt, domestic workers

Exit permits abolished for govt, domestic workers

Qatar has scrapped exit permits for different categories of expatriates including those who are not covered by the country's Labour Law like domestic workers, as part of its efforts to ensure the rights of all foreign workers.

Indian expatriates mark 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi

Indian expatriates mark 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi

Indians in Qatar marked the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, known as the ‘Father of the Nation’ with several programmes on Wednesday.

First Qatar Visa Centre in India to open on March 26

First Qatar Visa Centre in India to open on March 26

Qatar will open seven visa centres in India, with the first set for launch on March 26 in New Delhi, a senior official said on Thursday.

Diplomats hail new law on exit permits

Diplomats hail new law on exit permits

The new legislation on exit permits – Law No. 13 of 2018, amending certain provisions of Law No. 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit and residency of expatriates - came into effect Sunday, drawing praise from various quarters.

New law helps protect rights of workers, says al-Nuaimi

New law helps protect rights of workers, says al-Nuaimi

The Minister clarified that the amended law guarantees the right of the expatriate workers who come under the provisions of the Labour Law to leave the country temporarily or on final exit.

Qatar lifts exit permit system

Qatar lifts exit permit system

His Highness the Amir issued Law No 13 of 2018, amending certain provisions of Law No 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit and residency of expatriates.

Jewellery shops do brisk business during Eid holiday

Jewellery shops do brisk business during Eid holiday

A vendor at the new Gold Souq said gold jewellery sales at his shop jumped by 20% to 25% in the run up to Eid.

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Expatriates said they would forego all the celebrations to express solidarity with thousands of fellow Keralites who have lost their belongings and are forced to shift to relief shelters.

Eid festivities help spread awareness among expatriates

Eid festivities help spread awareness among expatriates

The awareness tips were imparted by the Ministry of Interior along with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs at the celebrations hosted in different parts of Qatar.