Qatar is to hire workers from Pakistan ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup. This announcement was made by the Qatari Ambassador Saqr bin Mubarak Al-Mansour.
The first Qatari visa centre was inaugurated in Islamabad after which the ambassador revealed that Qatar will hire more workers from Pakistan to work in professional and semi-professional fields.
These workers would assist in different infrastructure projects going on in Qatar. Pakistan has been included by Qatar in the first 8 countries that would have two Qatar visa centers. The two Qatar visa centers in Pakistan will be located in the Federal Capital and Karachi
These centers will help in hiring skilled labor from Pakistan. Also it will aid in providing visa facilities to the hired labor.
The ambassador stated that Qatar offers a good environment for the foreign workers. The facilities provided by Qatar for foreign employees have been recognized by the United Nations agency, the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
The applicants for work visa will have sign work contracts and register their biometric data.