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Kuwait to bring housekeepers from several countries - Minister Al-Roudhan
February 13, 2018, 4:02 pm
Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Khaled Nasser Al-Roudhan

The Kuwaiti Cabinet has approved recommendations, issued by the housekeepers' panel, allowing Al-Durra company to bring in workers from Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Nepal, said the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudhan.

Speaking at Tuesday's parliamentary session, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, indicated that the Cabinet had also recommended that delegations be sent to these countries to work out the hiring of the workers to Kuwait, rapidly.

One of the recommendations stipulates that the Foreign Ministry to empower Al-Durra Company to open offices in several states. Minster Al-Roudhan, on October 23, announced the government's approval for forming the special committee, grouping representatives from the ministries of commerce, interior, foreign affairs, the Public Authority for Manpower, Al-Durra Company for domestic workers and Kuwait Housekeepers Union, to discuss payments for the house helpers and problems affecting Al-Durra Company.

Earlier today, a senior Kuwaiti official announced that Kuwait was resorting to all available diplomatic channels, in response to latest critical rhetoric uttered by officials in the Philippines regarding the status of the Filipino workers in Kuwait.

Source: KUNA

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