Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Hind Al-Sabeeh said on Sunday that the Sri Lankan manpower is well respected and valued at the Kuwaiti work market.
This statement came during the Al-Sabeeh reception of Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Thalatha Atukorale. The meeting discussed means of enhancing bilateral ties between both nations in all fields, the Minister said. On her part, the Sri Lankan Minister called on increasing the number of her country's workforce in Kuwait, suggesting the establishment of a joint committee to look into ways to enhance cooperation.
This visit comes as a part of activating the signed memorandum of understanding between both countries which stated the forming of a joint work team from both sides to discuss means of developing cooperation in the field of Labor recruitment and discussing their problems, said the Sri Lankan minister.
The Sri Lankan Minister visit to Kuwait is part of her tour to the Gulf region.