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CAIRO, Sept 14, 2018 (MENA) - The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has appealed to citizens who want to work abroad not to deal with unlicensed labor offices which claim they have "free visas" and to only deal with the offices of the Ministry of Manpower.

The appeal came in the aftermath of the growing fraud operations against the Egyptians who seek jobs abroad.

The foreign ministry said that illegal visas cause the deportation of the Egyptians due to the illegal stay and also causes financial losses.

GENEVA, June 1, 2018 (MENA) - Egypt's Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saffan tackled on Friday with UAE Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli the situation of Egyptians working in the UAE and friendly ways aiming at solving their problems with their employers.

During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the 107th session of the International Labour Conference that kicked off in Geneva, Saffan appreciated the UAE efforts in supporting Egypt, lauding the unique ties between the two countries.

The ministers mulled the implementation of electronic connectivity system between the two ministries, which contribute to providing database of UAE needs for Egyptian labor through a labor representation office at the Egyptian Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

The UAE minister welcomed the idea of electronic labor connectivity between the two countries and also appreciated Egyptian labor working in the UAE.



GENEVA, June 1, 2018 (MENA) - Egypt's Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saffan met with his Saudi counterpart Ali bin Nasser Afis on the sidelines of the 107th session of the International Labor Conference held in Geneva, which will be concluded on June 8.

The ministers discussed a number of problems that concern the Egyptian workers in Saudi Arabia, as well as the implementation of a e-linkage between the two ministries, which contributes to the establishment of a database of the requirements of Saudi Arabia from Egyptian workers.

During the meeting, the two ministers stressed the deep-rooted relations between the two brotherly countries. Afis expressed his country's keenness to protect the rights of the Egyptian workers in Saudi Arabia.

Saffan also called on his Saudi counterpart to put in place a mechanism between the two ministries to bring the Egyptian workers to Saudi Arabia. He also called for implementing the e-linkage in a way that ensures the quality of the required technical workers and reducing the marginal workers and recruiting the workers needed by the Saudi labor market.

He stressed that the e-linkage between Egypt and Saudi Arabia will be a model to be followed, adding that it was agreed to continue consultations and coordination for the benefit of the two brotherly countries in the field of labor rights.