March 20, 2020 / 7:54 AM / 21 days ago

Qatar eases exit restrictions on migrant employees in the oil and gas industry

DUBAI, March 20 (Reuters) - Qatar has removed exit visa requirements for an additional segment of its foreign labour force, including some of those working in the oil and gas industry, according to official tweets posted on Friday.

Qatar in 2018 eliminated exit visas for many foreign migrant workers. But the reform did not apply to domestic workers, government and public institution staff, the oil and gas sector, and workers employed at sea and in agriculture. (Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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