An informed security source revealed to Al-Rai that the number of expatriate residencies that fell while outside the country had risen to about 127,000, indicating that this was due to “either their failure to renew their residency or the deliberate result of some sponsors and some government agencies, including the Ministry of Education. I informed teachers wishing to travel that they could return at any time, but the situation changed with the announcement in early August of the list of countries from which entry to Kuwait is prohibited.

The source pointed out that “despite the Ministry of the Interior’s appeal to residents who are abroad to expedite the renewal of their residency (online) and provide them with facilities, many of them did not benefit from those decisions that took into account the humanitarian aspects, at a time when the number of expatriates who are outside the country and hold valid residency About half a million.

He explained that the decision of the Minister of Interior to extend all types of residency and visits to those in the country for a period of three months from September 1 to November 30, does not include those whose residency has expired from the first of this month, because those concerned with it are those whose residency or visits ended since the beginning of . This year until August 31 last.

He warned that “there are many expatriates whose residency expired after September 1 and did not apply to renew it relying on the exemption decision, and this matter is wrong, because the decision does not apply to them, and they will incur financial fines, and they will be exposed in the event that they are arrested for deportation and denying them entry to the country in the future.