Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior has deported a total of 3,375 foreigners so far this month for violating residency and labor laws. According to sources, around 1,991 men and 1,384 women were sent to the deportation department from various sectors of the Ministry of Interior.
Most of them violated residence and labor laws, and the rest were marginal workers or violated public order by being captured in suspicious caves. Officials confirmed that security operations will continue to be carried out at different times in the morning and evening in all prefectures.
In this regard, the Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Public Relations and Security Media recently announced the arrest of 309 expatriates for violations of residence and labor laws.
It explained that the campaigns conducted by the General Department of Residency Affairs Investigations, represented by the Research and Investigation Department, the Control and Coordination Department, the Violators Follow-up Department, and the Financial and Administrative Services Department resulted in the arrest of 300 expatriates, who violated the residency and labor laws, in Farwaniya, Khaitan, Al-Qurain Markets, Salhiya, and Shuwaikh areas.
Also, nine individuals were arrested for working in mobile groceries without obtaining the relevant licenses. The arrested individuals have been referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action. According to sources, the campaigns included representatives of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and Kuwait Municipality.