Qatar Labor Ministry to launch new electronic services

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar Ministry to launch new services
Officials during the meeting.

The Qatar Ministry of Labor (MoL) is reportedly working to launch a host of additional electronic services and programs that will further streamline companies’ transactions without the need to visit the ministry’s premises and save the time and effort of businessmen.

Speaking at a joint meeting of the Qatar Chamber (QC) and the Ministry of Labor to address obstacles faced by the private sector that are related to the ministry, Assistant Undersecretary for Migrant Labor Affairs at MoL Sheikha Najwa bint Abdulrahman Al Thani said that these online services will be launched soon.

During the meeting, both sides discussed various issues, including topics such as company bans and protecting competition when labor moves between companies.

Speaking at the meeting, QC General Manager Mr. Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi stressed the chamber’s keenness to hold this meeting with the Ministry to address the obstacles hindering the private sector to find appropriate solutions that will enhance the private sector’s active contribution to the national economy.

Mr. Al Sharqi noted that this meeting is part of a series of meetings that the Chamber will hold with various ministries and government bodies, aligning with the implementation of public-private partnerships for the advancement of the national economy.

In her statement, Sheikh Najwa Al Thani praised the positive cooperation between the ministry and the chamber in addressing the challenges faced by the private sector. She also expressed her gratitude to the chamber for organizing this meeting.

Sheikha Najwa also indicated that there will be successive meetings with the chamber to discuss such obstacles, noting that the ministry would examine the obstacles submitted by the chamber during the meeting to find appropriate solutions.

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