1,665 expats held in Dhofar last year

Muscat - 

Officials from the Ministry of Manpower’s inspection team in Dhofar arrested 1,665 expat workers for violating the Labour Law in 2016.

These include 527 absconding workers, 1,138 retrenched workers including those with expired resident cards. Of these, 829 workers were deported.

Ali Naji al Yafie, head, joint inspection team in Salalah, said, “We collaborated with ROP, Dhofar Municipality, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection and DG of Agriculture and Fisheries for the raids.”

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