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Qatar highlights measures to develop expat labour sector

Qatar highlights measures to develop expat labour sector


QNA
Nairobi
Qatar on Thursday presented the latest in its efforts to develop the expatriate labour sector at an international conference in Kenya.
The Qatari delegation was led by Director of International Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador HE Tariq bin Ali al Ansari with representatives from Ministry of Administrative Development Labor and Social Affairs.
The ambassador presented the data related to the development of laws and national committees on protecting workers' rights, salaries, determining working hours, securing social security and basic services such as health.
Ansari spoke about the updated mobility and travel law, establishment of National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking, new initiatives to ensure social security and the settlement of disputes while respecting legal procedures.
He also gave details about combating forced labour, strengthening the voice of workers and receiving their proposals and complaints, adopting a national plan based on the principles of prevention, protection, prosecution and regional and international cooperation.
He highlighted Qatar's close cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Labor Organization (ILO) in the fields of technical support and the pride in the recent opening of an ILO office in Doha.

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