Vietnam - Saudi Arabia to enhance cooperation on labor and employment

Date modify: 10-12-2016

Deputy Minister of MOLISA Doan Mau Diep being taken o photo with the Delegation of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Labor
On the afternoon of 11st October, at the Headquarters of the Ministry, Deputy Minister of MOLISA Doan Mau Diep had a cordial meeting with Ministry of Labor Delegation of Saudi Arabia which led by Ziyad Al-Sayegh, Deputy Minister of Labour of Saudi Arabia. Attending the meeting were Dakhil A.R.Al Johani, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Saudi Arabia; leadership representative of Department of International Cooperation, Department of Overseas Labour and some others related units.

At the meeting, two sides share information and discuss on how to minimize the risks for Vietnamese workers working in Saudi Arabia. The two have a common desire to get more and more Vietnamese labors to work in Saudi Arabia in the near future.

At the meeting

Deputy Minister of MOLISA Doan Mau Diep appreciates the developing cooperation on labor between two countries. He also informs on the situation of Vietnamese labor working in Saudi Arabia. Accordingly, Vietnam now has more than 20 thousand workers working in Saudi  Arabia in areas such as construction, factories, engineering, transportation, restaurants, hotels and domestic workers. He also acknowledged and appreciated the initiatives of the Saudi Arabia on measures to protect the rights of foreign workers as electronic systems to ensure salaries for employees, forum to receive the workes’ ideas ... Especially, the Deputy paid his attention on domestic workers who are more vulnerable than other workers. He proposed Saudi Arabia to get futher measures to manage the corporate and employers in order to protect the rights and interests of Vietnamese laborers working in Saudi Arabia.
Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Minister of Labor of Saudi Arabia Ziyad Al-Sayegh expresses his glad with the cooperation between two countries in general and the labor cooperation of two ministries in particular which is growing strongly. He said two countries still get many opportunities for their cooperation, including labor field. He added, Vietnam has a large labor force and skilled workers who are high appreciated for their hard working, skilled, intelligent and get moral character by Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia always hope to accept more workers from Vietnam to work in his country.



Two sides agreed to strengthen good cooperation relationship in the near future

At the end, Deputy  Minister of MOLISA Doan Mau Diep gift and be taken a photograph with the delegation, thank and appreciate the support of Ministry of Labor and Embassy of Saudi Arabia in strengthening good cooperation relationship between Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.

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