Kuwait to stop hiring foreign workers for oil sector

Kuwait to stop hiring foreign workers for oil sector

Newsdesk |
June 11, 2020

Kuwait will no longer hire expatriates for jobs in its oil sector as the OPEC member moves to reduce the number of foreigners in the country.Non-Kuwaiti nationals won't be hired at Kuwait Petroleum Corp., the main state-run energy producer, and its subsidiaries for 2020-2021, Kuwait News Agency reported, citing Oil Minister Khaled Al-Fadhel.

New Delhi, 11 June 2020

As per news report of Gulf News, Kuwait doesn’t want to be an expat-majority nation anymore. Kuwait's prime minister last week said the country's expatriate population should be more than halved to 30% of the total, as the coronavirus pandemic and a slump in oil prices send shudders through Gulf economies.

Source -gulfnews.com


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