Doha, 20 Feb. 2021
Ayuba Wabba, President, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) has hailed Qatar’s efforts to improve the workers reforms both minimum wages and facilities. He said these efforts ensuring the protection of human rights of migrant workers.
A 11 member delegation from eight African countries was on a two day visit to Qatar was to follow-up to the commitment that the African Workers Group made during 2021 Africa-Arab Labour Migration Webinar Conference. The conference was hosted by International Labour Organisation (ILO), to continue exploring means to improve fair recruitment and labour migration governance in general.
Talking to www.asiantelegraphqatar.com after addressing a press conference held at the end of their visit in Hotel Four Seasons, Doha, Wabba who visited first time to Qatar said that during their stay in Qatar, the delegation has met Officials of ILO, Ministry of Labour, National Human Rights Committee, Shura Council, Community leaders from Asian and African expatriate communities.
Ayuba Wabba said that certain recommendations have been given to the Qatar government and the organisation will continue to work with Qatar in order to achieve improvement in work culture.
He said that the ITUC-Africa delegation is very much satisfied with the workers conditions after also visiting several workers accommodations and construction sites.