UAE signs agreement: Afghan workers eligible for employment
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the UAE in the field of manpower on Wednesday. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the 107th session of the International Labour Conference between Nasser Bin Thani Al Hameli, UAE Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation and; Faizullah Zaki, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled of Afghanistan in Geneva.
The memo will come into effect in terms compliance of all the rule of law by all the parties that are concerned in the hiring and employment of Afghan workers in the UAE. The memo is also said to foster the relationship between the two countries largely by using technology and by exchanging the information and studies within the labor field.
“The MoU comes as part of the keenness to develop the existing friendly relations between both countries by establishing a corporate partnership to improve the provisional contractual employment of Afghani manpower in the UAE, for the mutual good of both countries,” Al Hamli said. Al Hamli has stressed the importance that the MoU has in the organization of the work of the labour supply offices as it boosts the transparency in the country while bringing a good number of laborers into the country at the same time.
Faizullah, for his part, has expressed his pleasure to have signed the MoU and the attached agreement with the UAE thereby, further expressing the cooperation and the amicable ties that the two countries will have in the field of labor and employment. He also goes on to praise the laws that govern the laborer’s right that are maintained in the UAE through the labor relationships, and that goes to include the Afghani ones.
Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organisations in Geneva, and Saif Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, were amongst others who had attended the signing ceremony.