Coronavirus: Qatar eases exit visa requirements for employees in oil, gas industries

Migrant workers walk on the corniche in Doha, Qatar April 14, 2017.

Qatar has removed exit visa requirements for an additional segment of its foreign labor force, including some of those working in the oil and gasindustry, according to official tweets posted on Friday.

Qatar in 2018 eliminated exit visas for many foreign migrant workers. But the reform did not apply to domestic workers, government and public institution staff, the oil and gas sector, and workers employed at sea and in agriculture.

Last Update: Friday, 20 March 2020 KSA 11:05 - GMT 08:05