Talking to RSS about the issues of foreign labour today, Minister Bohara added that they were holding talks with foreign employment agencies and entrepreneurs expecting that the issue would be resolved soon.
He further said the labour contract with
Arabia was in the final stage and would be finalized
within a month, adding that the talks with Lebanon,
Jordan and Malaysia were
going on positive way for signing bilateral labour agreements with them.
The Minister for Labour briefed about the progress initiated by him to make the foreign employment sector transparent and efficient. He added that the upcoming budget will address more things about the sector.
He claimed that only the 40 per cent remittance was receiving through legal mechanism and the upcoming budget will bring all that through legal channel and for the purpose the Ministry was talking to respective countries and banking sectors there.
Stating that approximately 600 billion rupees was annually received in remittance, Minister Bohara opined for arranging vocational training to the youth.