1,000 Thais register to apply for jobs in Saudi Arabia

Thai and Saudi officials say labour relations between their countries are strengthening following renewed relations. Thailand’s labour minister said over 1,000 folks have registered online with the Department of Employment to apply for jobs in Saudi Arabia. He claimed the ultimate remaining step is signing a bilateral labour settlement, which is expected to occur quickly. The agreement will permit Thailand to export labour to Saudi Arabia.
The department is vetting Thai job seekers’ qualifications and testing their expertise, and matching them to corresponding jobs in Saudi Arabia. Straightforward has meanwhile stopped banning poultry imports from Thailand, opening trade alternatives. Thailand’s labour minister said he is confident that labour exports to Saudi Arabia will start in time.
Saudi Arabia’s deputy minister for international affairs visited Thailand on Tuesday.
Earlier this month, Thailand’s cabinet permitted drafts of the settlement letting Thai staff work in Saudi Arabia. They shall be prolonged for an additional five years until one or each parties resolve against it. Both international locations will cooperate to ensure recruitment and employment is honest to employers and workers.
Thailand’s labour ministry is in cost of facilitating workers’ journey to Saudi Arabia, and encouraging them to respect Saudi tradition. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development is in charge of setting qualification necessities for Thai workers. It’s also in control of setting wage and fringe benefits, so Thai workers’ rights are protected.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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