Law enforcement agencies of Kuwait took a bold step against the insurrection of the agitation being created by the Egyptian workers on Monday, 4th May 2020. The Govt. took lawful action against the demands of labor to return to their houses during the global pandemic. There is a considerable number of foreign workers demanding way back their countries safely. Protests on such a colossal scale are strictly banned in the Gulf countries.
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According to the Interior Ministry, these workers were violating the laws of residency in the State. National Media announced that the law enforcement agency intruded numerous people who would experience lawful measures after the turbulence and civil disobedience.
According to the official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), the Egyptian Govt. has sent representatives to Kuwait, they conciliated and assured the workers regarding the policy of the government. This delegation further excused their citizens about the lawfulness act by the Kuwait Govt. Last Sunday, the Egyptian Ambassador, Tareq al-Qooni, stated that the possible flights would start this week. He also added that the initial flights would be for ladies and kids living in housing units.
Flights are being organized for the immigrants caught due to the global pandemic — likewise, for those whose residencies are to be expired soon. Because there is no surety of renewal of residency visas. The refugees violating the laws of residency were permitted last month by the Kuwait Government to depart from the State without paying for plane tickets and fine. According to Al-Qabas, it is predicted that out of 160,000 residents, 28 thousand immigrants were living illegitimately, who had already registered for deportation. These workers have approximately accommodated 34 places in the State. It is further estimated that 6,500 Egyptians, 6,000 Bangladeshis, and 6,300 Indians are included.
The labor-employment foundation of Gulf countries comprises the majority of people from Asian countries.
Yesterday, the Indian Govt. has clearly announced to rescue its overseas citizens in Gulf states. They have further added that they are sending the navy to recover the stranded immigrant workers. Egyptians also set the immigrant campsite. However, their camps witnessed some sound-making grenades and tear-gas. After this, the hype was getting fire. The global pandemic affects almost 34-35 million people in the middle east. The significant part of the enormous labor community is now looking toward their governments to rescue them in such horrific circumstances when they do not have adequate resources to return home.
Moreover, governments are expected to bring their citizens working in the Gulf States and pay for their return expenses. It would be obligatory for returning citizens to kept in quarantine for at least 14 days by their relevant authorities. It can be seen clearly that the economic condition of the majority of Gulf states has declined rapidly. Although the initial cases of Covid-19 in the country were the travelers, the spread is more likely to visible in the worker of low-wage class. The cases of coronavirus in Kuwait are around 4,980, including more than 38 deaths. Moreover, in Gulf Arab, the cases of Covid-19 have exceeded almost 67,600, with approximately 380 deaths of patients.