PAM considering to suspend work permits transfer for newly recruited workers
The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is considering suspending the transfer of work permits for workers who were newly recruited from abroad until after three years, reports Al-Seyassah.
Quoting sources, the daily reported that after this three-year period, the worker is allowed to transfer to the same category. The categories include more than 28 activities, most notably the government-owned companies or in which they contribute at least 25 percent, hospitals, pharmacies, medical laboratories, banks, insurance companies, investment, banking companies, universities, private colleges, private schools, and training institutes.
The activities also include nurseries, sports clubs, public benefit associations, unions, cooperative societies, trade unions, charitable foundations, charitable endowments, industrial facilities, small industries, local and foreign airlines, airline and marine agents, engineering, legal and financial advisory offices, media stations, agricultural plots, fishing, sheep and camel grazing, press houses, commercial real estate, and car dealerships.