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  • India & Saudi Arabia signed pact

    Updated : 21-Jan-2014

    India and Saudi Arabia on 2 January 2014 signed an agreement to protect the interests and rights of Indian domestic sector workers in the Gulf Kingdom.

    The pact was signed by the visiting Adel bin Mohammed Fakeih, the Labour Minister of Saudi Arabia and Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi in New Delhi. 

    Important points of pact signed :

    • It protects the rights of both the employers and domestic workers 
    • It regulates the contractual relation between them 
    • It ensures authenticity and implementation of the employment contract, takes measures against recruitment agencies that will violate laws and establishes a mechanism to provide 24 hours assistance to the domestic sector workers

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