UAE, Bangladesh discuss labour relations

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The meeting also addressed the controls and mechanisms covering labour recruitment in the country and the measures to protect the rights of parties involved in labour relations…reports Asian Lite News

The United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh on Friday discussed ways of boosting the labour relations between both countries in a meeting between Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation and Imran Ahmad, Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment of Bangladesh.

During the meeting, which took place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the two sides highlighted their mutual keenness to advance their bilateral ties in labour areas.

The meeting also addressed the controls and mechanisms covering labour recruitment in the country and the measures to protect the rights of parties involved in labour relations.

The meeting was attended by Khalil Khoury, Acting Under-Secretary for Human Resources Affairs; Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Assistant Under-Secretary for Communication and International Relations; Dr. Ahmed Munirus Saleheen, Secretary, Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment of Bangladesh; and Mohammed Abu Zafar, Bangladeshi Ambassador to the UAE.

Recenlty, the UAE-Bangladesh Business Forum was held at DP World Pavilion at Expo 2020 today in the presence of ministers, officials, government and private sector representatives from both countries.

The forum was attended by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina (virtually), and Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, as well as the Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Commerce.

The forum discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of trade and investment, and ways to promote the role of the private sector in both countries.

During the forum, an MoU was signed to establish a joint UAE-Bangladesh Business Council between the Federation of UAE Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

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