Fri. May 24th, 2024

The governments of Indonesia and Thailand are seeking increase d
cooperation in the field of manpower, Indonesian Minister of manpower M.
Hanif Dhakiri said.

After meeting with his Thai counterpart
Gen Surasak Karnjanara in Jakarta on July 30, Minister Hanif said the
two countries focus on manpower cooperation in industrial relations,
manpower supervision, training and migrant workers placement.

He said the two sides agreed to continue the awareness programme and
promotion of social protection of workers in the framework of improving
the quality of manpower and facilitating workers with skills and
employment opportunities in the current economic globalisation.

The two countries agreed to keep supporting the implementation of ASEAN
Skills Competition (ASC) as a driver for ASEAN member countries to
continue to improve the development of competency and skills of their
young workers.

The meeting also touched on cooperation issues
in the maritime and marine sector, cooperation in fishery products and
especially in the protection of marine workers or boat crew members.-VNA

By vivian