Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Nabila Makram, the Egyptian Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Affairs, announced an integrated plan in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning to absorb regular workers from Kuwait, 225 of whom are Egyptians returning through the Emirates.
The minister explained, according to a statement published on the official page of the Ministry of Immigration on Facebook: “The ministry’s efforts to follow up the stranded people heading to Kuwait are continuing, as the tourism companies have committed, during the past two days, to repatriate 225 citizens coming from the UAE, without any fines or additional burdens, according to what was agreed upon as a result of a meeting. Immigration Operations Room and as a result of coordinating efforts with Dr. Khaled Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and adhering to the terms of the agreement with tourism companies contracted with citizens to travel to Kuwait through a transit country, which was circulated after the meeting by Dr. Magdi Shalabi, First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Head of the Tourism Companies Sector at the Ministry of Tourism And effects. “
The minister revealed “the mechanism for dealing with returning Egyptians and they were among those stranded heading to the State of Kuwait, following the general closure due to the new Corona virus.”
She explained that “there is a plan of action that depends on absorbing these returning workers in coordination and cooperation between the Ministries of Immigration and Planning, and focuses on providing job opportunities in national projects, in addition to the announced and ongoing efforts of the initiative” Nurture Your Country “in cooperation with the Ministry of Trade and Industry through the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority and also offering opportunities Work through business. “