Mar 15: The first meeting of India-Jordan Joint Working Group (JWG) under Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Manpower was held virtually on March 10, 2021. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Abbagani Ramu, Joint Secretary (OIA-I), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and the Jordan delegation was led by Mr Abdullah al Jbour, Assistant Secretary General for Operations Affairs, Ministry of Labor, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss and review the entire gamut of labour and manpower cooperation related issues between the two countries.
It was agreed on institutionalizing measures to promote and protect the rights of the workers, including settlement of labour issues and facilitate movement of people between the two countries, in a safe and secure manner. A committee comprising officials from the Ministry of Labor, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Embassy of India, Amman, Jordan would be formed and meet on regular basis to resolve issues.
The Jordan side expressed positive sentiments towards Indian workers and professionals and the contribution they have made to regional development.
It was agreed to that the next meeting will be held in India on mutually agreed dates.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.