However, some managers said they are interpreting a letter sent by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs as guidance rather than an official instruction and are choosing to go ahead with fee increases.
A representative at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs said the ban is a bid to prevent asthma and the spread of infection. The new rule is the latest in a series of restrictions MOLSA has recently introduced.
An extension will be granted to four-year-olds until at least the summer, but the age limit would be strictly enforced from the beginning of the next academic year in September, an official told Doha News.
Qatar is one step closer to adopting new, stricter legislation regulating nurseries here. But nursery managers say they have yet to hear about what the legislation entails and what changes are expected of them.
A new draft law governing the regulation of Qatar’s nurseries and kindergartens states that they should only employ women, the Peninsula reports. The government’s Advisory (Shura) Council approved the draft legislation…