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Posted On: 30 November 2021 06:50 pm

Qatar moving forward with labour law reforms: Labour Minister

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His Excellency (H.E.) the Minister of Labour Dr. Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, held a series of meetings with a number of officials from the International Labor Organization, the International Organization for Migration, and other officials, on the occasion of his current visit to Geneva to participate in the high-level meeting of the Council of the International Organization for Migration, which is being hosted in the Swiss capital.

H.E. the Minister of Labour met the Director-General of the International Labor Organization Guy Ryder, and they discussed strengthening the existing cooperation between the State of Qatar and the organization.

In this regard, His Excellency affirmed the firm and permanent commitment of the State of Qatar to move forward in cooperation with the International Labor Organization, and continuous coordination with its office in Doha, and stressed that the State of Qatar is proceeding with the approach of the reforms that it has initiated in recent years, which reflects a strong political will to proceed with the development of laws and the legislative system related to labor law and the protection of workers' rights, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.

H.E. the Minister of Labour also met with the Director-General of the International Organization for Migration Antonio Vitorino, who recently visited Doha, the Secretary-General of the International Organization of Employers (IOE) Roberto Suarez Santos, the Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships at the International Labor Organization Mussa Omaro, and the Director of the International Labour Standards Department at International Labor Organization Corinne Vargas.

During those meetings, the prospects for enhancing cooperation and joint coordination on labor and labor market issues were discussed.

Source: QNA
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