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ALO Director-General To QNA: Qatar's Presidency Of ILC Underlines International Community's Confidence In Its Important Achievements

Geneva, June 10 (QNA) - HE Director-General of the Arab Labor Organization (ALO) Fayez Ali Al Mutairi underscored that the election of the State of Qatar, represented by HE Minister of Labor Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri, to chair the 111th session of the International Labor Conference (ILC), reflects the confidence of the international community in the State of Qatar and its important achievements and reforms in the labor sector. Speaking to the Qatar News Agency (QNA) on the sidelines of the ILC in Geneva, Switzerland, His Excellency appreciated the State of Qatar's support for the organization, its multiple contributions and participation in this framework, as well as its active membership in the ALO Board of Directors. He said that the ALO, in cooperation with the State of Qatar, held several courses on the application of occupational health and safety standards and inspection at work, in addition to a series of workshops and lectures on labor education, stressing the organization's readiness to provide everything necessary in this field. HE ALO Director-General praised the legal legislation enacted by the State of Qatar to reform the work environment, which was praised by various Arab, regional, and international forums. He pointed out that the State of Qatar exceeded all expectations with the distinguished and impressive organization of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, as it granted workers all required protection measures, which reflects its excellent care and concern for workers' health and occupational safety. Al Mutairi appreciated the efforts of the State of Qatar and its active role in the International Labor Organization as the coordinator of the Arab group in the organization, pointing to Qatar's continuous support for various Arab countries' issues in this context. He referred to Qatar's humanitarian role and its development institutions in providing support and aid to the neediest countries in the world by providing support, training, and rehabilitation for people in need, to provide them with the necessary skills and tools to enable them to have suitable job opportunities that contribute to improving their living conditions, in addition to working developing their countries and strengthening their markets. HE ALO Director-General stressed the importance of exchanging experiences and benefiting from all successful experiences in facing the challenges of the labor market, indicating that it is impossible to hide the progress or decline of any country in this field. Concluding his remarks to QNA, HE ALO Director-General Fayez Ali Al Mutairi said that the State of Qatar's presidency of the 111th session of the ILC is not surprising since Qatar has achieved many accomplishments, extending congratulations to the leadership, government, and people of the State of Qatar for chairing this session. (QNA)