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Infectious-disease hit expats face deportation
December 17, 2015, 8:56 am

Three unidentified expatriates have been referred to the Deportation Center, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the men are suffering from infectious diseases and when the concerned authority discovered the sickness in the men, personnel from the Residence Affairs Department were alerted and the men were quarantined. According to reliable sources the men will be deported soon in line with the law.

Meanwhile, the Al-Nuwaiseeb land border post became the first to use the fingerprint system to monitor the attendance of employees, reports Al-Anba daily. A reliable Customs source said all land border posts will be equipped with the fingerprint attendance system to mark the attendance of employees.

Next in line at the beginning of 2016 are the Salmi and the Abdali border posts. In an unrelated development, the Ministry of Interior has written to the Council of Ministers for the transfer of ownership of Roads and Transport Authority to the Ministry of the Interior rather than the Ministry of Communications, reports Al-Shahed daily.

The sources added the Public Authority for Roads and Transport, which was established by the Council of Ministers, has all the powers and competencies to achieve sustainable economic development in the field of road transport networks and services, especially after the transfer of driving licenses and vehicle section to it.

The sources said the Cabinet will decide on the request during the current month before submitting it to the National Assembly for approval.

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