Parliamentary action warns of the danger of three million foreign workers inside Iraq
09:03 - 02/07/2019
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The Labor and Social Affairs Committee said on Tuesday that three million foreign workers are working inside [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
, warning that some of these workers have been dragged into criminal activity, pointing to their intention to end the file of this employment and provide employment opportunities for Iraqi youth.
"There are statistics that confirm the existence of three million foreign workers inside [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
and get employment opportunities, mostly in the private sector, while the local worker does not get any chance to work because of the presence of this number of foreigners," said Fadel al-Fatlawi, a member of the committee .
"All the possibilities exist to provide jobs, but mismanagement, corruption and accumulations of past years have raised the alarm from the increasing unemployment and the lack of job opportunities for them," he said.
He added that "the Labor Committee is moving to enact new laws to eliminate the large numbers of foreign labor to provide employment opportunities for Iraqi youth, in addition to the presence of foreigners inside [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
may cause security complications through their approach to criminal acts," stressing that " Basra province and stressed the application of the law and obligate companies to provide 50% of employment opportunities for Iraqis. Ending / 25 n