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Dept withdraws licenses of 6 maid recruitment offices for 1 month

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Director of the Department of Domestic Labor Mohammad Al-Ajmi has issued a decision to withdraw the licenses of 6 offices which bring domestic workers for a month and barred these offices from concluding any contracts or visas and also issued another decision to withdraw the licence of another office for six months, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the source, the actions that have been taken are with regard to the arrest of a diplomat from an African country by the concerned authorities of that country on charges of supplying labor to Kuwait illegally and exploiting the terms and conditions of the contract.

Two units established: The General Department for Sentences Enforcement has established two units which will be directly under its control – one each at the Al-Nuwaiseeb and Salmi border posts, reports Al-Anba daily. The task of these units will be to prevent any person from leaving the country without paying the fines. Once the immigration detects a travel ban on the person, he/she will be referred to the unit office where the details of the ban will be listed on a prescribed form and the person can choose to pay the outstanding amount (if the issue is monetary) at the special bank at the border, and then proceed to the immigration department with the clearance letter. Another task of the unit will be to sort out the similarity in names

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