Cleaning firms workers held begging or doing odd jobs to face deportation in Kuwait

Designed to reduce widespread begging of cleaner workers

  

Kuwait Municipality announced on Wednesday that it would deport any cleaning worker if caught begging or acting contrary to public order; working at cleaning firms with contracts with the Municiplity. “All companies working in all governorates were informed with these regulations,” Municipality’s Director General Ahmad Al-Manfouhi said in a statement.

Al-Manfouhi added “there will be inspection campaigns next Sunday in cooperation with the quartet committee which inludes joint teams from the Public Authority for Manpower, Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Commerce and Industry in addition to Kuwait Municipality.” These measures were designed to reduce widespread begging of cleaner workers that affect Kuwait’s reputation, he said.

 

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