AT the invitation of Thailand’s Ministry of Labour, a Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe arrived in Bangkok, Thailand at 9:50 am on 22 September.
In the afternoon, the Union Minister and party, along with Myanmar Ambassador to Thailand U Myo Myint Than, met with officials from Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation (MOEAF) and social organizations for Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand at the Emerald Hotel in Bangkok.
During the meeting, the Union Minister focused on about 120,000 Myanmar migrant workers now already legal workers in Thailand, and fishery workers in Thailand to have legal opportunities during this trip.
Officials from MOEAF and social organizations also briefed on education for Myanmar workers’ children and requirements.
The Union Minister and party will leave for Ranong, Thailand to discuss issues reguarding Myanmar fishery workers in Thailand and for smoother MoU system, it is learnt.