Labour Minister: Qatar is amending Labour Law

March 15, 2015 4:22 pm

DOHA: HE Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs Dr. Abdullah bin Saleh Al Khulaifi said Monday that the State of Qatar was working on developing labor legislation in order to protect the rights of labor and business owners.

HE the Minister highlighted that HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani had recently approved necessary amendments to the labor law related to protecting wages. His Excellency said that the amendments were a result of a cooperation between Qatar Central Bank, Ministry of Finance, Qatar Chamber for Industry and Commerce and local banks.

HE the Minister, addressing students of Qatar University, said that the Ministry of Labor was keen to cooperate with the private sector to overcome the challenges of bureaucracy.

HE the Minister then called on students of Qatar University to seize on the available opportunities in order to realize the vision of HH the Emir, represented in Qatar National Vision 2030.


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