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MoL issues decision on free treatment for expat workers

18 Apr 2021

H E Dr Mahad bin Said bin Ali Ba’owain, Minister of Labour, has issued decision No 60/2021 amending some provisions of the executive regulations of the Civil Service Law. With the decision, expatriates employed in the government sector will be eligible for free treatment related to heart and cardiovascular diseases. 

Article 1 of the decision states that item No 11 of the list of diseases and surgeries to be replaced in Appendix 10 of the recruitment contract for the non-Omani workforce for permanent jobs and Appendix 11 for temporary jobs set in the indicated executive regulations of the Civil Service Law, with the following item – heart and cardiovascular diseases. 

The decision was issued on April 8 and will come into effect the following day from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

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