No jobs for expats under 30 diploma holders and above rule effective in 2018

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Manpower Public Authority (PAM) has issued a decision which will be implemented during 2018 and according to which the recruitment of expats under the age of 30 holding diplomas and above will be stopped, reports Al-Anba daily.

The decision also stated those who are above this age will not be permitted to upgrade their certificates unless they leave the country. On the other hand, a ceiling will be set for workers in some professions and marginal jobs that can be replaced by modern technologies.

The ministries will be asked to reduce the percentage of contracts for security guards and cleaning workers. The Authority indicated the number of government contracts was 2,274 and the number of workers registered on those contracts is 447,077 workers.

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