The Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, and Ambassador Alaa Rushdi, Assistant Foreign Minister and Acting Head of the Technical Secretariat of the Permanent Supreme Committee for Human Rights, discussed ways of joint cooperation between the two ministries to improve the working conditions of Egyptians in European countries and how to solve the problems they face, as well as providing them with advanced training programs in professions in which they work, refining their skills, and excelling in the work they do.
Saafan stressed that the Ministry of Manpower does not hesitate to serve Egyptians working abroad, and is always looking for ways to care for them, as well as working to solve their problems in cooperation with Egyptian embassies and consulates abroad through labor representation offices located in those countries.
The minister pointed out that in the recent past, there was an unprecedented demand for Egyptian labor in foreign countries, according to the needs of those countries for some professions, which necessitated the speedy work on this issue and the provision of trained workers on machines and equipment in those countries, as well as the provision of centers International training and refining the language skills of these workers before traveling, which contributes to transforming illegal immigration into legal and legal migration governed by international conventions.
And the minister went on to say: “Looking at the conditions of European countries in the coming periods, we find that human resources in them are decreasing, which leads in the future to more need to bring in labor legally, which requires preparing the labor required in many professions after a specialized study of the labor market in the countries. The source of employment and its future, in agreement between each country.
The minister revealed the readiness of the ministry and its labor representation offices in Egyptian consulates and embassies abroad, to cooperate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and embassies and consulates in countries of the world, to provide the necessary protection and required care for Egyptian workers in those countries, pointing to the ministry’s constant keenness on vocational training and skills-loading for workers. technical in various sectors.
The minister explained that the national strategy for human rights, launched by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, charted a new path to restore the role and strength of the trade union organization in Egypt, and it also includes the main axes of the comprehensive concept of human rights in the state, in complementarity with Egypt’s national development path, which consolidates the principles of establishing the new republic and achieves goals Egypt Vision 2030.
For his part, Ambassador Alaa Rushdi expressed his thanks and appreciation to the minister for the efforts of the Ministry of Manpower to protect and care for Egyptian workers at home and abroad, expressing his happiness for the fruitful cooperation with the ministry in various labor issues to improve the conditions of the Egyptian working community abroad.
The ambassador pointed out that the national strategy for human rights was based on 4 axes related to the Federation of Trade Unions, including the interest in labor education, so that unions can play their role in collective bargaining and settling disputes, as well as the entry of union organization into the world of digitization, in addition to financial support for trade unions, the last of which is the participation of the organization Syndicate policy-making, socio-economic and political.
The article, the Minister of Manpower, discusses providing training programs to improve the working conditions of Egyptians abroad. It was written in Al Borsa newspaper.