International Labour Organisation praises Qatar’s steps to protect workers’ rights

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International Labour Organisation praises Qatar’s steps to protect workers’ rights

The International Labor Organization (ILO) directorate has commended the critical authoritative accomplishments and changes received by Qatar in its continuous endeavors to advance and secure the privileges of exile specialists. 

Individuals from the overseeing body of the ILO, specifically the administrations of the United States, the European Union, Canada and the Employers' and Workers' Groups recognized the changes attempted by Qatar, for example, the annulment of leave visas, the foundation of a Workers' Support Fund and the foundation of joint work councils and the investigation of a lowest pay permitted by law. 

The ILO board individuals likewise respected the useful co-activity and associations embraced by the administration of Qatar to help endeavors to execute changes with various governments, including the US, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and also social accomplices spoken to by the Employers' Organization, the International Federation of Building and Wood Workers and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) . 


Amid the session, the chief of the International Labor Office in Doha gave a preparation on the essential advances and measures taken by Qatar in a brief timeframe and its co-task with the ILO through the usage of various projects and exercises identified with the improvement of the Wages Protection System (WPS), and also setting up plans and preparing for reviewers, battling trafficking in individuals, methodology of the enrollment and contracting framework and reinforcing objection instruments. 

As far as it matters for him, Mohamed Hassan al-Obaidly, Assistant Undersecretary for Labor Affairs at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs, said amid the gathering that Qatar will guarantee a gainful workplace for all gatherings of the work framework in consistence with universal work benchmarks and confirmed traditions, and to guarantee close co-task with all accomplices to give a sheltered work space and securing the rights and interests of all generation parties. 

He said Qatar thanks the accomplices of benevolent governments and bosses' and specialists' associations for their help to the endeavors of Qatar and the International Labor Office in accomplishing the exercises and targets of the Technical Co-task Program.