The UAE Government is expecting a Cabinet decision to be approved anytime soon mandated to start security check on foreign workers including Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) working in the country.        Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation,  Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, said that the principle of background security checks on expats by the Cabinet in October last year. With the emergence of a Jordanian man who was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering an eight-year-old boy last year, the call to stricter security check on foreign workers grew louder.         With more than 4.5 million expats working and living in their country, Emiratis want to make sure every worker is free of any criminal records, regardless of their country of origin or nationality.   Hamad Al Rahoumi, a member of the UAE Federal National Council (FNC) said that he did not feel safe without knowing the expat workers' background. He wanted to make sure every chauffeur that drives his family’s car is free of a criminal record. “It comes down to authorities conducting security checks before issuing work permits,” he said. He also wonder why security clearance certificates are required from Emiratis but not from expatriates.  The OFWs, on the other hand,cannot be allowed by the government to work outside the country without a clearance issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Any criminal records are being checked during the process ensuring that the worker applying to work overseas has no existing derogatory criminal records.

The UAE Government is anticipating a Cabinet resolution to be permitted anytime quickly mandated to start out safety verify on overseas employees together with Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) working within the nation.

The UAE Government is expecting a Cabinet decision to be approved anytime soon mandated to start security check on foreign workers including Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) working in the country.        Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation,  Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, said that the principle of background security checks on expats by the Cabinet in October last year. With the emergence of a Jordanian man who was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering an eight-year-old boy last year, the call to stricter security check on foreign workers grew louder.         With more than 4.5 million expats working and living in their country, Emiratis want to make sure every worker is free of any criminal records, regardless of their country of origin or nationality.   Hamad Al Rahoumi, a member of the UAE Federal National Council (FNC) said that he did not feel safe without knowing the expat workers' background. He wanted to make sure every chauffeur that drives his family’s car is free of a criminal record. “It comes down to authorities conducting security checks before issuing work permits,” he said. He also wonder why security clearance certificates are required from Emiratis but not from expatriates.  The OFWs, on the other hand,cannot be allowed by the government to work outside the country without a clearance issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Any criminal records are being checked during the process ensuring that the worker applying to work overseas has no existing derogatory criminal records.

Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation,  Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, mentioned that the precept of background safety checks on expats by the Cabinet in October final yr.

With the emergence of a Jordanian man who was discovered responsible of kidnapping, raping and murdering an eight-year-old boy final yr, the decision to stricter safety verify on overseas employees grew louder.

With greater than four.5 million expats working and residing of their nation, Emiratis wish to be certain that each employee is freed from any felony information, no matter their nation of origin or nationality. 

Hamad Al Rahoumi, a member of the UAE Federal National Council (FNC) mentioned that he didn’t really feel secure with out figuring out the expat employees’ background. He wished to verify each chauffeur that drives his household’s automobile is freed from a felony document. “It comes down to authorities conducting security checks before issuing work permits,” he mentioned.

He additionally marvel why safety clearance certificates are required from Emiratis however not from expatriates.

The OFWs, however,can’t be allowed by the federal government to work outdoors the nation with no clearance issued by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) duly authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Any felony information are being checked through the course of guaranteeing that the employee making use of to work abroad has no present derogatory felony information.


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