Labour Minister stresses importance of boosting cooperation with legislature

Manama, Minister of Labour and Social Development Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan met Representatives Council member Dr. Hesham Ahmed Al Ashiri. They discussed issues related to the services provided by the ministry and the role of the legislative branch in passing laws aimed at optimizing services for all social components.

The Labour and Social Development Minister praised cooperation between the executive and legislative branches, pointing out the need to promote channels of communication between members of the Representatives Council and the Ministry of Labour and Social Development. He also stressed the need to inform the Representatives Council members on the procedures taken by the ministry in utter transparency, amid the current circumstances undergone by the world because of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, to face the challenges resulting from it.

MP Al Ashiri hailed cooperation between the Labour and Social Development Ministry and the Representatives Council, pointing out its positive impact on national legislation and the implementation of plans and initiatives to employ citizens in the private sector and boost social care programmes. He also praised the ministry’s efforts to ensure job stability for citizens at companies and institutions and promote social protection for all targeted social components in order to achieve family stability.