Most of the Expatriates were trying to open Ministry of Labor website, which was closed due to virus attack since few weeks and most of the Expatriates were facing issues while trying to to Renew their Iqama or Transfer their Iqama.
Now the mol.gov.sa is Up and running smoothly. Because of this most the services such as Renewal of Iqama & Transferring of Iqama were suspended due to the Shamoon 2 virus attack.
Shamoon 2 virus “has devised a new method that was unexpected by government systems” published in Makkah newspaper.
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CICT (Communications & information Technology warned prior to Shamoon 2 virus attack that Government websites will get effected and asked to take necessary precautions.
Many of the Employers & Companies were unable to renew their foreign workers (Expats) Iqamas.
Employers may be fined and Expatriates may get into prison, if they forget to renew their Iqama on time. Now the Ministry of Labor is live and people who have been waiting for Iqama renewal or Iqama transfer can do it now.