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The initiative aims to enable residents who work in the private sector and wish to return to their home countries to do so during the period of precautionary measures undertaken in the UAE to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
Employees will be asked to submit their annual leave dates or agree with their employers on unpaid leave.
The initiative is part of the humanitarian efforts of the UAE’s wise leadership in meeting the needs of residents seeking to return to their home countries and supporting them in these difficult times.
Only a couple of hundreds among US citizens in the UAE want to go back home as they may have personal commitments, especially during summer time, John Rakolta, the US Ambassador to the UAE, told WAM, in a telephone interview.
Expatriates living in the UAE were elated as their family members, colleagues, friends stuck in other countries are now able to return as the UAE has lifted restriction on incoming flights from Monday onwards.
The Ministry announced support packages aimed at enhancing job stability of citizens working in various economic sectors, especially those most affected by economic repercussions and challenges imposed by the precautionary measures of the Coronavirus.
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