Muscat: A total of 239 expats were arrested for violating labour laws, the Ministry of Manpower has announced,
The arrests were made by the Directorate General of Manpower in Al Dhahirah, officials revealed
In a statement online, the Ministry said, "A total of 64 facilities were visited to review the extent of their compliance with the Omani Labour Law and its regulations. During the inspection visits, the employees of the private sector were made aware of the laws, regulations and ministerial decrees implemented. In September, the Labour Welfare Department registered 97 job vacancy notices."