It is expected that expats above 60 yrs of age, regardless of qualifications and certificates will be issued new rules in line with old fees and imposition of private health insurance, so as not to burden government health sector.

The sources stated that the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Abdullah Al-Salman, asked the head of Fatwa and Legislation, Counselor Salah Al-Masad, in upcoming meeting with the the Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Manpower, to seek the assistance of one of the legal advisors from the Fatwa and Legislation, reports Al Rai. This issue will be resolved with the approval of the Board of Directors to cancel the previous decision issued by Director General Ahmed Al-Mousa.

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