Qatar's Interior Ministry's Campaign Finds 3414 Violations of Law on Entry and Exit of Expatriates

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Doha, May 15 (QNA) - A one-month search campaign carried out by the Ministry of the Interior in cooperation with a number of ministries found 3414 violations of the law regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence and other relevant laws.
Director of the Search and Follow-up Department at the Ministry of Interior Brigadier Abdullah Jaber Al Labda said the inspection campaign has achieved great success and unprecedented achievement due to the efficiency of those involved in the campaign and their ability to absorb instructions very quickly and implement them ideally, a matter which helped in achieving its goals.
In a speech during the closing ceremony of the campaign today, Al Labda said that the campaign was able to find many violators and issue violations against some companies and individuals that reached 3414 violations.
He stressed that the preservation of security and stability in the country is the most important pillars of development, as the State of Qatar is witnessing remarkable growth at all levels. He said that the Search and Follow-up Department spares no effort to carry out search campaigns in which various security departments of the Ministry of Interior and other ministries take part as well as to take legal action against violators of laws in force in the state.
He pointed out that the campaign was carried out professionally and seriously, through which many violators of various types of crimes stipulated by Law No. 21 of 2015 regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence and other relevant laws were caught.
Head of prosecution of residence affairs Dr Khalifa Sulaiman Al Abdullah praised the efficiency of the participants in the campaign, their familiarity with the arrest and search rules, and their professionalism in the preparation of the reports in legal form, which helped the prosecution of residence affairs to play its role in violating the accused and then refer them to the competent court.
Dr Al Abdullah thanked the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Search and Follow-up Department, for its extensive cooperation with the prosecution of residence affairs during its arrest and search operations and its ongoing campaigns to arrest violators to comply with the law.
Head of search and investigation department at the Search and Follow-up Department Capt. Omar Khalifa Al Rumaihi, who supervised the campaign, said that the campaign was preceded by a comprehensive arrest and search training course, along with efforts to raise awareness about Law No. 21 of 2015 regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence.
He said that the number of participants in the course was 110 officers and other ranks and civil elements who were divided into four groups covering all the places of the state to catch the violators by the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, or the Ministry of Administrative Development Labor and Social Affairs. (QNA)