The ministry of labor of Puntland has issued a circular informing all local and international agencies as well as firms operating in its territory to submit information on foreign workers.
The director general of the ministry of labor, Ahmed Mohamoud Abdale aka “Tigaana” has said that the essence of the decree is to keep track on the situation of the employers and employees.
According to the press statement, the labor ministry has apprised of all agencies and firms not to hire foreign employees unless they follow the right procedure. Puntland has seen influx of foreign workers mostly from India and Bangladesh. The foreign workers are employed at construction companies, decoration firms and hotels.