Ghobash receives Saudi delegation

ABU DHABI - Labour Minister Saqr Ghobash stressed that the Wages Protection System (WPS)since its introduction in Sept. 2009, has scored successes that exceeded the local level to the regional and international ones in line with the UAE vision 2021.

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Published: Wed 20 Apr 2011, 6:41 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:19 AM

This came during the reception of Saudi Labour Ministry delegation by Ghobash, who welcomed them, indicating that the visit was in the framework of expertise exchange among the sisterly countries of Gulf Cooperation Council of Arab States.

He reiterated that “the WPS is a national responsibility that responds to the policy of the leadership to create stable labour market through establishing confidence between employers and employees to ensure the rights of workers.”

Ghobash indicated that “the ministry of Labour seeks to implement all the initiatives that contribute in a way or another to protection of the rights in line with the strategic objectives of the country to create qualitative shift in the labour market stability.”

For his part, Ahmed Al Humaidan, Assistant Undersecretary for Employment at the Saudi Ministry of Labour, lauded the initiative of the UAE Labour Ministry, emphasising the need for holding such meetings to exchange expertise.

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