Work: Establishing a national database for foreigners working in Iraq
10:17 - 27/08/2020
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Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs revealed, on Thursday, its coordination with the National Security and Intelligence Service and a number of ministries to conduct a database of foreign workers in the country, while it launched a campaign to refer unlicensed employment offices to the judiciary.
The Director General of the Department of Labor and Vocational Training at the Ministry, Raed Jabbar Bahed, said in a statement, which was seen by the information, that "coordination has been made with representatives of the National Security and Intelligence Services and the Ministries of Transport, Electricity, Trade, Health and the Investment Authority for the purpose of establishing a national database for foreigners working in the country." Noting that "the number of foreign workers in the country will be restricted by granting them entry visas and permits for companies and projects affiliated with the Ministry of Oil."
Bahid added, "The ministry granted 20 licenses to offices distributed in Baghdad and the governorates," noting "the monitoring of hundreds of fake and unlicensed offices and companies for the employment of national and foreign workers and working on social media, as well as forming committees from the ministries of interior and foreign affairs and the intelligence apparatus to hold company owners accountable." And unlicensed offices and referred them to the courts. ”
He pointed out, "The ministry's endeavor to build the capabilities of national workers and job-seekers by holding training courses in oil specialties, which are free of charge in order to put them in oil field projects and industries that need workers with experience and specialization such as those possessed by foreign workers." End / 25