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Should the Oman government review its No Objection Certificate rule?

by Fahad Al Ghadani
The rule was first announced in May last year, and 12 months on, the Ministry of Manpower has no intention of ending the ban, according to an official at the ministry. Photo-Supplied
One of Oman's most controversial labour policies has celebrated its first birthday.

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Should the Oman government review its No Objection Certificate rule?
One of Oman's most controversial labour policies has celebrated its first birthday.
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