File photo of workers fixing a bridge pillar on a road construction site in Dubai, June 21, 2006. Beyond the gleaming towers, busy highways and luxury villas of Dubai, hundreds of thousands of South Asian labourers who helped build them live in cramped an
CAIRO – 17 April 2019: Minister of Manpower Mohamed Safaan discussed Tuesday with Bahraini Minister of Labor and Social Development Jumail bin Mohamed al Humidan issues related to the Egyptian workers in Bahrain.
This came on the sidelines of the 46th session of the Arab Labor Conference held in Cairo under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. The conference will conclude on Sunday, April 21.
Safaan explained at the meeting efforts exerted by the Manpower Ministry to upgrade work mechanisms regulating the flow of Egyptian workers to Bahrain.
The minister underlined the necessity of enhancing coordination between the two ministries to ease placing Egyptian workers in jobs in Bahrain.
The Bahraini minister welcomed all ideas proposed at the meeting to help upgrade the labor system in his country.
He lauded the performance of the Egyptian worker in his country, noting that Bahrain is proud of Egyptians working on its soil.
Also, Safaan discussed with UAE Minister of Human Resources Nasser bin Thani Al Hamly issues related to manpower, especially the conditions of Egyptian workers in the UAE.
The two sides discussed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for organizing the conditions of Egyptian workers in the UAE.
Hamli stressed that the rights of Egyptian workers in the UAE are protected.