The Maldives Immigration department has conducted a special inspection across Male’ City to assess expat worker visa conditions.
As per the department, officers of Maldives Immigration visited locally operated restaurants, cafes and shop outlets.
While the inspection was conducted on 26 November, a total of 14 business venues were searched for the set parameters.
According to Immigration, they observed 25 expatriates working without valid work-visa documents.
In addition to this, Maldives Immigration issued warnings to 6 of the inspected outlets to improve their employee permit standards.