Qatar: MoL, MoL Joint Committee to Help on Work Visas

DOHA: A joint committee has been set up between the Ministry of Labor (MoL) and the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to help private companies apply online for work visas to hire fresh foreign hands.

This announcement was made at a meeting of senior officials of the Ministry of Labor and representatives from private sector companies held recently.

However, a company applying for a work visa online is required to submit salary sheets of all their workers for the past three months. Workers’ payroll must be maintained on a monthly basis, labor officials told the meeting, reports a local Arabic daily.

Regarding changing job titles of foreign workers a labor ministry official said the tittles would be changed according to the rules and regulation made in this regards as well as taking into consideration the activities of the company.

Source: The Peninsula 2011


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