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Kuwait Justice Mins.: Work permits granted for expats aged 60

KUWAIT, Jan 24 (KUNA) -- Minister of Justice AND Minister of State for "Nazaha" Boosting Affairs Jamal Al-Jalawi announced on Monday allowing issuance of work permits for expatriates aged 60 and above, who hold a high school degree or a lower educational degree.
Al-Jalawi, also Board Chairman of the Public Authority for Labor Force, said in a statement this permit would be issued for a KD 250 fee (USD 826).
The concerned workers must have full health insurance from one of the insurance companies, listed in Boursa Kuwait.
The decision is also applicable on other segments such as husbands of Kuwaiti women, children of Kuwaiti female citizens, wives of Kuwaitis and Palestinians who hold residency documents.
It is effective for a year and will be revised within this period according to the labor market conditions. (end) slm.rk