Expatriates could be forced to present genuine qualification certificates to prove their eligibility to carry out specific roles under a parliamentary proposal approved unanimously today.
An amendment to the 2006 Labour Market Regulatory Law has been presented by five MPs, led by first vice-chairman Abdulnabi Salman.
It has been recommended for approval by the services committee, which highlighted the risks some unqualified or underqualified expats pose in positions such as doctors, pharmacists, teachers or engineers.
It has been now referred to the Cabinet to have drafted as law and returned to the National Assembly within six months.
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