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MENAFN - Arab News - 16/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) The labor ministry on tuesday announced extra measures to stop illegal visa trade and streamline the labor market.

A senior official said saudi sponsors involved in the business would be asked to pay fees and fines for illegals under their sponsorship before they are deported

'expats who were allowed by their sponsors to work for their own accounts or for other employers will be deported and banned from entering the kingdom" the official said.

'the sponsors of these expats will be asked to pay for their residence permits exit-only visas and traffic fines and will be denied the services of the interior and labor ministries until they pay these dues" the official added. 'the state will bear the expenses of runaways who have been arrested and whose deportation has been delayed due to nonpayment of fees and fines" he said. 'they will however not be allowed to return to the kingdom and will be deported after recording their biometrics.

He also pointed out that the state would pay the fines of expats who had not been deported after having completed jail sentences for not aying the fees



'these expats will also be blacklisted and deported" he said

The new labor statement comes following the announcement of punishment for 10 specific violations related to expats including those who have came to the kingdom on haj umrah and visit visas.

Speaking with arab news abdul rahman al-zamil president of the riyadh chamber of commerce and industry welcomed the move.

'we have been awaiting this announcement for quite a long time" he said. 'it has clearly mentioned the various violations and their punishments. it shows that the kingdom will not tolerate illegal workers and operations.

Al-zamil a prominent businessman pointed out that the fine for overstaying visit visas has been increased from sr10000 to sr25000. 'expats who have brought their dependents on visit visas should be aware of these regulations and follow them to avoid punishment" he said

Saudi arabia has deported 412963 illegals during the past six months the interior ministry said adding that it was now completing procedures to deport more than 128000 expats who are in shelter centers.

 


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