Iraq: Towards new residence fees for foreign workers


The Parliamentary Finance Committee has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs concerning a new residence fee for foreign workers.

The Iraqi news agency reported that the Committee has proposed a fee of $ 100 per month for foreign workers. These fees will go to the Iraqi National Unemployment Fund.

The Committee explained its proposal by increasing the number of foreign workers and said that, following the last official meetings, the number is currently 450,000.