Chairman of the Committee, Honourable Shaheed Akinade-Fijabi while reacting to the submission of the Company which had 299 expatriates
mainly Chinese on its employment despite the availability of qualified Nigerians who could perform similar duties they were being made to do by the firm.
Rana Arbid, Lebanese national and financial expert, said: "I think this is an attractive and relatively easy and risk-free proposal for expatriate
employees to make long-term savings for college tuitions, home purchase, retirement plans and also lower their tax liability in their native countries.
She further reiterated that the new Investment Law provided for the presence of representatives from 74 agencies at ISC to facilitate procedures for investors, thereby facilitate and accelerate procedures for Egyptian expatriates
He said the government had appointed an overseas Pakistani as Chairman BoG of OPF, who is well aware of the problems of expatriate
Pakistanis, for welfare of Pakistanis living abroad.
Members of the Committee discussed the situations of the Syrian expatriates
abroad and means of coordinating their activities with the Ministry, and studying the possibility of appointing trade & commercial attache for the Syrian embassies, in addition to opening new gates for exporting the Syrian products.
At the same time, private companies, despite holding on to their expatriate
staff, have still managed to create enough jobs for Omani nationals.
The number of expatriates
in the Governorate of Muscat reached 828.
In the literature of expatriate
failure" has been a topic of particular interest to several researchers.
Highlighting that length of stay is expected to increase and drive more long-term investment; the study said 67% of respondents expected Arab expatriate
timelines to increase.
If one were to take an average of the salaries based on the higher end of each salary slab, 10pc of the total expatriate
salary per annum comes to about BD136 million.
A total of 568,888 expatriate
workers registered on November have preparatory certificates, while 415,178 of them are categorised as being able to read and write.
The August monthA[degrees]end NCSI employment statistics reveal that expatriate
workers in Oman are distributed across three sectors A[degrees] government, priA[degrees]vate and family sectors.