16 May 2018 – 10:53

3,414 violations of law on entry and exit of expatriates

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The Peninsula

DOHA: The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with a number of Ministries caught 3,414 violations of the law regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence and other relevant laws.

The campaign continued for one month and carried out by the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Search and Follow-Up Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs and The Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya).

Director of the Search and Follow-up Department at the Ministry of Interior Brigadier Abdullah Jaber Al Labda said the inspection campaign has achieved great success and unprecedented achievement due to the efficiency of those involved in the campaign and their ability to absorb instructions very quickly and implement them ideally, a matter which helped in achieving its goals.

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In a speech during the closing ceremony of the campaign yesterday, Al Labda said that the campaign was able to find many violators and issue violations against some companies and individuals that reached 3,414 violations.

He said that the Search and Follow-up Department spares no effort to carry out search campaigns in which various security departments of the Ministry of Interior and other ministries take part as well as to take legal action against violators of laws in force in the state.

Head of Prosecution of Residence Affairs, Dr Khalifa Sulaiman Al Abdullah, praised the efficiency of the participants in the campaign, their familiarity with the arrest and search rules, and their professionalism in the preparation of the reports in legal form, which helped the prosecution of residence affairs to play its role in violating the accused and then refer them to the competent court.