IMF delegation reviews draft of new labour law

ABU DHABI — A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday reviewed the draft of the new labour law and the fresh policies that would be implemented to streamline the labour situation in the country.

By Ahmed Abdul Aziz

Published: Fri 4 May 2007, 10:07 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:19 AM

Obaid Rashid Al Zahmi, assistant undersecretary in the Ministry of Labour (MoL), who met the IMF delegation, said, "We discussed the points detailed by the ministry related to labour issues during the years 2005-2006," said Al Zahmi.|

The IMF delegation also reviewed the functioning of the departments of inspection and work permits.|

"We apprised the delegation of the draft of the new law and the latest developments that have taken place such as the minimum wages and salaries in the country as well as the development of the labour market mechanisms," Al Zahmi stated.

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