The Pakistani Ministry of Expatriates and Human Resources revealed that it plans to send about 100,000 skilled workers to Kuwait which aims at boosting its remittances, for which a formal request has been forwarded to the authorities concerned in Kuwait and reply is still awaited
According to the Pakistani website “www.app.com.pk” Special Assistant to Prime Minister on OP&HRD Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari had recently held a meeting with Labor Minister of Kuwait on the sidelines of 5th Ministerial Session of Abu Dhabi Dialogue (ADD) to discuss the issues faced by Pakistani workers and urged him to facilitate the Pakistani workers, he added.
He said Pakistani workers, even without signing of a state-to-state MoU between Pakistan and Kuwait, could go to Kuwait for employment under employer-employee agreement.
He said Kuwait had already agreed to recruit as many as 444 Pakistani medical professionals including doctors, paramedics and nurses. Arrangements in that regard were being finalized to send the skilled workers to Kuwait at the earliest.