310,000 foreign workers hold valid permits, says minister

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AMMAN  — About 310,064 foreign workers hold valid work permits as of September 2, said Minister of Labor Yousef Shamali, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

The minister revealed that a total of 112,079 foreign laborers came forward and rectified their status between July 4, 2021 and September 2, 2021, the period set by the government for illegal workers to take the measures necessary to legally work in Jordan.

The minister made the remarks during a Cabinet meeting on Sunday. On June 23, the government set a three-month moratorium for locally employed foreigners and their employers to remedy their employment status.

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