Qatar Chamber vice chairman HE Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar met on Sunday at the chamber’s headquarter with the Minister of Labor and Employment of the Republic of Philippines HE Silvestre H. Billo in the presence of QC’s board member Mohamed bin Ahmed Al Obaidli.
The meeting was attended by members of Qatari recruitment offices, Philippine Overseas Labor Office and other Filipino officials.
The meeting discussed means of enhancing cooperation relations between both sides in labor issues and facilitating recruitment procedures.
For his part, Mohamed bin Twar said that the State of Qatar welcomes all Filipino laborers who are working at all economic sectors, affirming that it places laborers rights at its top priorities.
Qatari legislatives and laws ensure rights of all laborers and there are strict actions against any violations. Qatari government takes all necessary measures to ensure protecting rights of laborers, he added.
Bin Twar extended his appreciation to all laborers of the Republic of Philippines in Qatar estimated about 240.000 participating in the economic growth it witnesses and contributing to the development projects in the country.
Head of recruitment offices Ali Afifa said there is positive cooperation between the team members and the labor attaché in the Filipino embassy to Qatar, expressing hope that this meeting would enhance their cooperation ties.