The Deputy Director-General of Manpower Protection at the Public Authority for Manpower, Dr. Mubarak Al-Azmi, affirmed the authority’s primary role in providing legal protection and ensuring an appropriate work environment that guarantees all workers their rights, including Sri Lankan workers in the private and domestic sectors.
Al-Azmi received, yesterday morning, the Ambassador of the Republic of Sri Lanka to the country, Othman Johar and his accompanying delegation, where he praised the ancient and distinguished historical relations between the two countries, and the keenness to maintain this good relationship always.
During the meeting, they discussed mechanisms of cooperation between the two sides in the field of recruitment, employment and protection of Sri Lankan workers in the State of Kuwait, and that the Kuwaiti labor market attracts workers with the specializations it needs for those with experience in a way that serves the labor market and its needs.
Al-Azmi explained to the Sri Lankan side that the authority is making unremitting and continuous efforts to develop the labor recruitment process to serve the development and economic interests of the State of Kuwait.
In turn, Sri Lankan Ambassador Othman Jawhar expressed his gratitude and thanks to the State of Kuwait for the laudable efforts and developments he witnessed, stressing his desire to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of manpower.
The meeting was attended by the authority’s director of the Domestic Workers Recruitment Department, Nasser Al-Musawi, the director of the International Relations Department, Jaber Al-Ali, political science researchers Khaled Al-Sabah, and Abdul Wahab Al-Saeed, and by the Sri Lankan Embassy, Head of Legal Affairs Pushita Braira, and Embassy Secretary Janka Samarasekara.