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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 16 November 2018

UAE and Egypt meet to discuss labour

The two sides discussed ways and means of enhancing cooperation between the Ministries of Labour in the UAE and Egypt to serve the peoples of the two countries and their common interest.

The UAE and Egypt have held talks on boosting relations and cooperation in the workforce and labour market between the two countries.

Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labour, and Egypt’s minister of manpower and immigration, Dr Nahed Oshri, met yesterday in Abu Dhabi, reported state news agency Wam.

They emphasised the importance of coordinating Arab positions within the framework of dealing with international organisations concerned with the affairs of employers, workers and the relevant reports, to enhance joint Arab action.

For her part, Dr. Nahed congratulated Ghobash on his election as President of the Board of Directors of the Arab Labour Organisation, commending at the same time, the UAE’s keenness to provide decent working environment and protection of workers, including Egyptian workers.

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