ECONOMY

Ministry to bend rules for 200 DEPA contract workers

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The government will offer permanent jobs to 200 workers contracted to the Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) ahead of the utility’s breakup and sale.

To sidestep the rule that only the civil servant hirings council (ASEP) can select DEPA staff, the Energy Ministry will make 200 staff from DEPA subsidiaries permanent.