Al-Mazyad highlights PAM’s online services
KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: The official spokesperson of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), and the Director of the Public Relations Department Aseel Al-Mazyad says 24,639 companies have benefited from the services of the “As-hal” system since its launch, reports Al-Qabas daily. She explained that the launch of the new system was based on a gradually defined work plan for implementation of online services for a period of one month from the date of the launch that was previously announced.
The total accomplishments since the launch on Jan 12 reached 25,565 transactions, including vehicle registration, printing certificates, manpower disclosures, renewal of 10,461 work permits, and cancellation of 1,086 others. This is in addition to the renewal of 3,637 national workers’ permits and the registration of notices for 112, as well as the cancellation of work permits for a total of 127 workers due to their death. Al-Mazyad said, “The management of the Information Systems Center is ongoing day and night to supervise the completion of the work. It is a qualitative leap in the implementation of online services of PAM, with the cooperation of the Labor Affairs Sector and other concerned sectors. This is in addition to the activation of the emergency plan internally”.
Regarding the names of users and the authority of the employees, she said the mechanism involves sending more than 1,198 user names via SMS messages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and training all employees, in addition to ensuring the presence of a specialized task team, consisting of 31 employees with different specializations, on a daily basis in the labor departments in order to provide immediate technical support and submit daily reports to the management