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|13 February, 2018

89 expat workers deported from Oman

45 workers were arrested for violation of labour laws in January, 2018

Image used for illustrative purpose only.

Image used for illustrative purpose only.

REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Muscat: Eighty nine (89) expats were arrested and deported in January from Al Buraimi, according to the Ministry of Manpower.

The Ministry's branch in Buraimi arrested 45 workers in violation of the labour laws in January, 2018.

Most of the violations were related to commercial licenses for 41 different workers, with three of them in the private sector, and one working in agricultural.

Additionally, 29 workers were found to have run away from their employers, with 16 workers from the public sector.

During the same period, 44 workers have been deported as a result of their violations of the provisions of the Labour Law and ministerial decrees.

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