Labour Union Minister receives ILO’s Deputy Director-General

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Union Minister U Thein Swe holds talks with ILO Deputy Director-General Mr. Greg Vines in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe received a delegation led by Mr. Greg Vines, Deputy Director-General for Management and Reform of the International Labour Organization (ILO), at the meeting hall of the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw at 11 am yesterday.
At the meeting, they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Myanmar Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP 2018 -2021) implementation activities, building self-framework to implement elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour and standardizing of labour laws to meet international norms. They continued to discuss matters regarding ILO’s Direct Contacts Mission to Myanmar next month, holding National Tripartite Dialogue Forum (NTDF) for ILO’s century milestone in 2019. They also mentioned that the delegations from the UK, Brazil, Qatar and Uzbekistan will come to Myanmar to share their implementation activities and experiences for elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour in the end of 2018. Additionally, forming a committee to draw up national-level project for elimination of child labour and constructive cooperation between the government and the ILO, concerning labour affairs in the future, were also closely discussed.
Present at the meeting with the Union Minister were permanent secretary U Myo Aung, director-general and officials concerned.

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