Information of overstaying foreigners requested

Wednesday, 7 March 2012 00:03 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The Department of Immigration and Emigration has requested the general public to provide information on foreigners who remain in the country, violating visa regulations.

The department says that these illegally remaining foreigners are not only a threat to national security, but are also harmful to the cultural and environmental concerns of the country.

It has also requested information from the general public on foreigners who indulge in illegal activities.

It also points out that stern legal action can be taken against those who support and encourage such foreigners to remain in the country, after the expiration of their visas.