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Kuwait Assembly approves Expatriate quota bill, Will force Large number of Indians and Egyptian to leave the country
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Kuwait Assembly approves Expatriate quota bill, Will force Large number of Indians and Egyptian to leave the country

Kuwait, 6th July 2020: Kuwait’s National Assembly committee has decided that a draft law proposing a quota for expatriates is constitutional. The bill will now be referred to the concerned committee for consideration. The bill states that the Indian and Egyptian expatriate community one of the largest in the country should not exceed 15 percent of the national population. Which means that out of 1.45 million Indians around 800,000 of them might be required to leave Kuwait. The speaker said that Kuwait has a real problem in its population structure, in which 70 percent are expats, adding that what is more serious is that 1.3 million of the 3.35 million expats “are either illiterate or can merely read and write”, who is not the people Kuwait really needs. He said 100,000 of the...