Dubai (UNA-OIC) – UAE Minister of Human Resources and Emiratization Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari discussed ways to boost cooperation and bilateral ties between the UAE and Pakistan in labor issues.
During the meeting, held recently at the headquarters of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization in Dubai, both sides stressed their keenness to continue implementing plans and projects in line with the memorandum of understanding signed by the two countries related to labor fields.
Al Hamli explained a series of labor initiatives and decisions that support employers and employees in the private sector and enable them to face the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
He also presented the “Early Leave Initiative” which allows residents working in the private sector to return to their countries by taking early annual leave or agreeing with their companies to take unpaid leave.
Bukhari commended the UAE’s efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus and protect all workers, including Pakistanis, and hailed the humanitarian initiatives that benefit workers.