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‘It’s time to go home’, illegal expats living in Oman told

by REJIMON K/FAHAD Al GHADANI
The Ministry of Manpower has uploaded a notice on its Twitter account announcing the amnesty dates. Photo-Times of Oman
The Ministry of Manpower has announced the amnesty period for undocumented migrant workers in Oman from May 3 to July 30

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