It called on Omani employees in the private sector to avoid involvement in such practices to protect their rights and those of others.

READ: Expats employed in Kuwait’s govt sector may transfer to private now

Separately from Kuwait, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has announced that the expats working in the government sector are able to transfer their work permits to the private sector.

In a statement released to this effect and reported by their local media, PAM specified the expatriates working in ministries, agencies, and public institutions, including those on a dependent visa, are now eligible to transfer their work permits.

However, the people working on government contracts and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are not eligible to transfer their visas as per this decision.