The Public Authority for Manpower has revoked 21092 work permits for citizens and residents within 51 days, from January 12 to March 3.
In its statistics issued today, the authority indicated that 11,610 residents had revoked their work permit due to their presence outside the country in light of the expiration of their residency without renewal, in addition to canceling the registration notice for 2317 Kuwaitis.
In the same period, the authority renewed work permits for 145,000 resident workers, in addition to issuing 596 work permits for workers that obtained cabinet approval for recruitment from abroad, and issued 204 work visas.
The authority approved 15,752 university degrees for workers residing in the country through the easiest system. It also canceled 167 files for business owners and 978 licenses registered on files, and transferred 96 workers to the government sector. The total number of electronic services implemented by the authority during the aforementioned period through electronic services reached 326,000 transactions distributed among 61 different services