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BNP2TKI visits migrant
workers in S. Korea

Moh. Jumhur Hidayat: Head of Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI). ANTARA/Ujang Zaelani
Moh. Jumhur Hidayat: Head of Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI). ANTARA/Ujang Zaelani

Representatives from the Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI) will inspect working conditions at companies in Busan, South Korea, on Friday afternoon.

They have planned to inspect the conditions experienced by Indonesian workers at three small companies and build better cooperation with the companies regarding to job opportunities for their compatriots.

Agency head Jumhur Hidayat will visit SH Pack Co Ltd, Bumi Co Ltd and Happy Call.

SH Pack is a construction equipment company, which employs seven workers from Indonesia, while auto-component manufacturer Bumi has hired nine. Happy Call, a household-appliance maker, expects to recruit 30 Indonesian migrant workers this year.

During the visits, the representatives plan to lobby the companies to provide more employment opportunities for Indonesians.

Agency officials are also scheduled to visit the Busan-Indonesia Center, an office established by Korean businesspeople that aims to improve cooperation between the two countries, Antara news agency reported on Friday.

On Thursday, the delegation met with officials from South Korea’s Labor Ministry and Human Resources Development Service. (dhe)

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