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RI and Jordan sign MOU on migrant workers

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 29 2009   /  12:40 pm

The Indonesian government and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the placement and protection of the Indonesian migrant workers employed in Jordan. The MOU was signed by Indonesian Minister of Manpower Erman Suparno and Jordan Minister of Manpower Gazi Hamdallah Shbaikat at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel on Saturday night. "We really hope the MOU will strengthen our relations and will become a strong ground for the protection of Indonesian migrant workers in Jordan," Minister Suparno said. The MOU contains a number of significant points including the establishment of a special committee that deals with any labor disputes. The committee will be set up at the Indonesian Embassy in Jordan. "The committee will implement the MOU to protect and to solve any possible problems involving our migrant workers there *...