TDT | manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The Minister of Labor and Social Development, Jamil bin Muhammad Ali Humaidan, hailed the valuable contributions of the Indian community to the development process witnessed by Bahrain.
This came as Humaidan, who is also chairman of the board of directors of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), attended Sunday as a guest of honor at the annual observance of the Day International Labor Organization by the Indian Club.
In attendance were India’s Ambassador to Bahrain, His Excellency Mr. Piyush Shrivastav, and the club’s President, Mr. KM Jiren, at its headquarters in Manama. In his statement, Humaidan congratulated the Indian community on the occasion and hailed the deep historical relations between the two friendly countries.
He said the Kingdom is committed to ensuring a healthy and safe working environment, pointing out that it has made great strides in promoting workers’ rights as part of its civilized commitment to human rights. male.
The minister affirmed that Bahrain, thanks to the able leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and the government led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, was able to overcome the impact of the pandemic.
He also pointed out that the Kingdom has maintained the level of public health for all citizens and residents, especially at construction sites and their places of residence, noting that there are many lessons learned from the pandemic in promoting safety. and occupational health, foremost of which is the promulgation of labor laws and legislation.
For his part, the President of the Indian Club commended the concern of the government of Bahrain to take care of the interests of the workers and to develop procedures and legislation relating to their rights, as well as to fight against all forms of discrimination.
Jiren hailed the government’s initiatives to protect workers and ensure their rights, such as the implementation of the wage protection system, which ensures that private sector wages are transferred to their bank accounts regularly and on time.