19 June 2022

Ministry of Labor Praises Development of Labor Sector

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Doha,June 19 (QNA) - The Ministry of Labor confirmed that the State of Qatar has accomplished many achievements in recent years in developing the labor sector and building a modern and competitive labor market that contributes to stimulating investment and providing an attractive work environment for skilled workers.
In a statement on the occasion of the conclusion of the 8th Labor and Workers Conference today, which was held under the title "A close look and an impact beyond the World Cup," in partnership with a number of institutions in the country, the Ministry praised the efforts of employers and Qatari companies and their keenness to implement laws and constructive cooperation with the Ministry, which is working on raising the level of its services; In order to stimulate investment, support competitiveness and increase the contribution of private sector companies to the economy, in accordance with the objectives of the National Development Strategy of the State of Qatar.
During the conference, which was held under the patronage of HE Minister of Labor Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri, the 7th edition of the book "Historical Testimonies" was launched. The book is a panorama of reports from international organizations and testimonies from European parliaments, newspapers, media and international organizations praising the achievements made in the rights and conditions of workers in the State of Qatar over the past ten years.
In a speech Jaber Al-Harami, Executive Vice President of Dar Al Sharq Group, the organizer of the conference, stressed that the development process or the development of the legislative and legal system is not linked to a specific time or event, but rather a connected process, a deep-rooted conviction, and institutional work that keeps pace with the stages and development of the state and society.
He pointed out that the labor sector and workers are strongly present in terms of laws and legislation, developing work environments, filling gaps in some aspects, and pushing for more appropriate and safer work environments that create a balance between all parties.
For his part, First Vice-President of Qatar Chamber Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Tawar al-Kuwari stressed that the State of Qatar has become at the forefront of the most prestigious international indicators in the field of protecting workers' rights, as the labor reforms adopted by the state are praised by all international partners, observers, European parliaments and international organizations.
Al-Kuwari added that the Qatari private sector is not isolated from these reforms, as it takes it upon itself to abide by these laws and legislation related to workers, and to translate them into the labor market.
In turn, the Head of Marketing and Communications at Msheireb Properties Hafez Ali, said: "The Labor and Workers Conference highlights the efforts of the State of Qatar, government institutions and the private sector to take care of workers' rights, adding: "Our presence together at this conference reflects concerted efforts to support Qatar's relentless endeavors to improve the conditions of workers and preserve their rights and well-being in accordance with the best conditions and the highest international standards".
A number of state bodies participated in the conference sessions, led by the Ministry of Labor, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the National Human Rights Committee, the Qatar Lawyers Association and Qatar University.
In its last session, the conference hosted a number of heads of Asian and African communities. (QNA)


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