Sponsors to pay for their illegal expats in Kuwait

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Sponsors to pay for their illegal expats

Sponsors to pay for their illegal expats in Kuwait

The cost for deporting illegal expatriates are to be borne by their sponsors, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Anas Al Saleh stated after an exceptional cabinet meeting today.

Kuwait earlier this month had declared an amnesty service for all residency violators to leave the country without paying any fines.

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The initiative, took place from April 1-30, allowing residency violators to leave the country without paying any fines and offered them a chance to return to the country later with the right documents.

The Minsters declared that the public money will not be exploited for the deportation and all the possible expenses will be incurred by their sponsors.

The number of violators that have existed Kuwait in the last month stand at 25,000.