Egyptian Ministry says UAE facilitates return of certain expats
Business owners recall the expats or alternative vacancies are provided
Passengers wait before boarding at Dubai International Airport, as Emirates airline resumed limited outbound passenger flights amid outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dubai, UAE April 27, 2020.
By Staff Writer, Arab Finance
ArabFinance: The Egyptian Manpower Ministry said that Dubai’s General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs will facilitate for the expatriates who lost their jobs to return to their homelands, according to an official statement.
The authority’s humanitarian cases committee will look into the expats whose residency permit expired and had to stay in the UAE due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Egyptian ministry added.
It noted that this move will be carried out until business owners recall the expats or alternative vacancies are provided.
Due to the pandemic, another GCC country said it would extend the validity of exit/re-entry visas.
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