Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Qatar’s Minister of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs and Labour met with Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) deputy administrator Arnell Ignacio to discuss Qatar’s need of more Filipino skilled workers who are eyed to meet the manpower demands of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in 2022, reported iloveqatar.
“We generally take a gander at upgrading and building a better team of multinational men who are ready to cheerfully support Qatar’s road to sustainability and later on, to 2022,” Minister Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo said.
He likewise included that the hiring of increasingly Filipino specialists are as of now in progress. “The laborers’ welfare is our top priority”
In the mean time, the OWWA delegate communicated his joy over Qatar and The Philippines’ additionally supported ties by saying: “This is a very exciting news for our Kababayans. Qatar is waiting for you!”
It can be remembered that earlier this year, the ever-controversial Kafala system has been scrapped as well as the Exit Permit policy.
As per Minister Fakhroo, more labour reforms are set to take place soon including the opening of a Qatar VISA Center in Manila in the first quarter of 2019. Recent estimates are saying that more than 260,000 Filipinos live in Qatar.