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Indian nationals continue to avail amnesty

KUWAIT: Indian nationals queue up outside a school in Farwaniya which was turned into a center to receive applications of violators wishing to avail the amnesty. – Photos by Fouad Al-Shaikh

KUWAIT: Indian nationals are heading to centers set up by the Ministry of Interior to receive expatriates without valid residencies who are wishing to avail an amnesty allowing residency violators to leave the country between April 1 and April 30 without paying any fines or airfare with a chance to return to Kuwait later.

Indian nationals are allowed to apply on April 16 – 20, followed by Sri Lankans on April 21 – 25 and other nationalities on April 26 – 30. Bangladeshi nationals were received on April 11 – 15, while Egyptian nationals were received on April 6 – 10, following a five-day period to receive applicants from the Philippines. The Interior Ministry announced that 5,241 Egyptians applied to avail the amnesty, while over 2,000 Filipinos applied on April 1 – 5.

Violators are received from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the following locations: Male violators are received at Al-Muthanna primary school for boys, Farwaniya, block 1, street 122, while female violators are received at Farwaniya primary school for girls in Farwaniya, block 1, street 76.

Residency violators from all nationalities are also received in two difference locations in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh as follows: Female violators are received at Roufayda Al-Aslameya School – Block 4 – Street 200, while male violators are received at Naeem bin Masod School – Block 4 – Street 250.

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