DUBAI -- Fakhri of Hamzah, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Indonesian Parliament, has praised the policies and programmes carried out by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation to protect the rights of workers in the country.

This came during his meeting with Dr. Omar Al-Nauimi, Assistant Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation for International Relations and Communications, at the Ministry in Dubai.

Al-Nuaimi said that workers in the UAE, with their different cultures, "are essential partners in the production process and contribute to the development being experienced by the country."

He stressed the keenness of the ministry to provide care and protection for the rights of workers and ensure the interests of employers through the implementation of policies that promote a balanced and productive working relation between the two parties, whose reference is a work contract based on consent and transparency.

The UAE official referred to the various initiatives and programmes implemented by the ministry in its effort to protect the rights of workers, including the wage protection system, standards and conditions of labour accommodation, as well as the procedures for registering and settling labour disputes.

Al Nuaimi and the Indonesian official stressed the importance of enhancing cooperation between the two countries and exchanging experiences in the fields of labour.

Source: Emirates News Agency