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Will mass arrests of expat 'delay’ the new airport in Oman?

by Yusuf Mohammed Balushi
The Minister of Transport and Communications said that the contractor has already started hiring new legal workers to replace those arrested. Photo-Times of Oman
As revealed by timesofoman.com on Sunday, more than 1,000 expatriate employees were arrested for working illegally on the new terminal being built at Muscat International Airport project.

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