* Border opens as Qatar blockade ends
* Sponsorship transfer rules will preserve rights of all parties
* Three health centers added for COVID-19 vaccination
* Active cases of COVID-19 up by 90 to 2,474
It’s Tuesday 5th January
In today’s newspapers
Border opens as Qatar blockade ends
The Kuwaiti foreign minister cites Qatar-Saudi deal towards ending rift
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will chair Qatar’s delegation participating in the 41st session, of the Supreme Council of the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf or GCC. Set to take place today in Al-Ula Governorate in Saudi Arabia the Qatar News Agency has reported
The confirmation of His Highnesses the Amir’s participation came after the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister announced that Saudi Arabia would reopen its airspace, and land and sea borders to Qatar.
Sponsorship transfer rules will preserve rights of all parties, the Shura council is told
Speaking in the Shura council on Labour laws yesterday the Minister of Administrative Development Labour and Social Affairs said that the transfer of sponsorship has rules, controls and procedures that will preserve the rights of all parties.
The Minister said that the number of workers who requested a transfer is few and that those whose requests were approved are smaller, adding that the law gave the worker the opportunity to submit a request to change the employer, but this request is subject to approval or rejection after communicating with the concerned parties.
Three health centers added for COVID-19 vaccination
And 10% of the target group have been vaccinated so far: An official has said
Now today’s COVID update.
In the last 24-hour period, active cases of COVID-19 have increased by 90, to 2,474.
9,975 COVID-19 tests were performed, and just 2.08% of those tested positive.
Of those testing positive 64 were travellers who are now in quarantine.
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