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348 local and overseas employment agencies given licenses to improve job opportunities; says Union Minister

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348 local and overseas employment agencies given licenses to improve job opportunities; says Union Minister

The global New Light of Myanmar, 09 Sep 2016

URL: http://www.globalnewlightofmyanmar.com/348-local-and-overseas-employment-agencies-given-licenses-to-improve-job-opportunities-says-union-minister/
WITH the opening of 78 labour and employment offices, licenses have been issued to 88
local and 260 overseas employment agencies to improve job opportunities for Myanmar
youth, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe told the
Amyotha Hluttaw yesterday.

In his response to a question regarding measures to be taken to reduce the rate of employmentand
create employment opportunities during the government’s five-year term, the Union ministersaid
that the government has developed and implemented an employment policy, with the signing
of MoU on labour cooperation agreement of employment of workers with Thailand and MoUs on
employment of workers that will allow Myanmar workers to enjoy legal protection and benefits with
Thailand and The Republic of Korea.

Myanmar workers have been sent to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, UAE and the RoK
and appointment letters for the recruitment of workers have been scrutinised at Myanmar embassies
in those respective countries, added the Union minister.