Qatar Chamber Vice Chairman Mohamed Bin Twar said that the main objective of the meeting with International Organization of Employers( IOE) is highlighting the laborers’ conditions in Qatar.
This was stated during the meeting that Qatar Chamber held with the Organization representatives on Thursday at the Chamber’s venue.
Linda Kromyoung , IOE Secretary General , Robert Santos , IOE Deputy Secretary General , and Yorgen Ronest , IOE’s Spokesperson to International Labor Organization and Vice President of IOE , were attending along with number of Qatari businessmen .
Bin Twar assured that the meeting constitutes a good opportunity that provides a better understanding to the labor’s issues and the progress Qatar achieved in this regard.
He said:” Qatar received a large number of laborers that reaches 85% of the total population . They are working at all economic sectors and contributing in the sustainable development of the State”.
Qatar is one the leading countries that has significantly developed laborer’s conditions to the highest level, he added ,
Bin Twar gave tribute to the contributions of Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and Qatar Central Bank regarding WPS .
For his part , Dr. Mohamed Ibrahin , QC Economic Expert , gave a presentation on doing business in Qatar and roles played by Qatar Chamber in business community and for private sector.
Yourgen Ronest , IOE’s Spokesperson to International Labor Organization and Vice President of IOE, gave a brief of the Organization urging companies to respect the laws and legislation of the country it operating in for creating a better , safe environment for its laborers.
Saleh Al Shawi , Director of Legal Affairs of MoLSA, expressed thanks to the Chamber for organizing this meeting that helps provide awareness about the Ministry achievements regarding laborers’ conditions.
Qatar is strictly committed to all international agreements and it cooperates with all interested institutions for supporting laborer’s rights.
Linda Kromyoung , IOE Secretary General, reviewed in her remarks the IOE’s recommendations for guaranteeing laborer’s rights .
On the sidelines of the meeting , the Chamber organized a meeting between the HE Dr. Abdulla Al Khulaifi , Minister of Labor and Social Affairs with the delegation at La cigale Hotel.
HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani ,Qatar Chamber Chairman , was also present at the meeting that reviewed Qatar’s commitments to laborers’ rights .
“Qatar Chamber was our partner in these achievements “, the Minister noted.
The delegation , accompanied by Qatar Chamber’s staff , visited many laborers’ sites and accommodations. Hamad bin Khalid Co. and Starbag Qatar Group were among these sites.