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02 October 2023

MoL, Residency Dept. to regulate labour market

By Wam

The Ministry of Labour (MoL) and the General Administration for Residency and Foreigners' Affairs in Abu Dhabi will join forces to regulate the local labour market, reduce unlawful residencies and correct the demographic structure imbalance.

A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint cooperation and coordination was signed by Maher Al Obed, Assistant Undersecretary of Labour Ministry for Inspection, and Colonel Saeed Salim Al Shamsi, Director General of General Administration for Residency and Foreigners' Affairs. The MoU signifies the MoL’s commitment to expand partnerships with its strategic partners to efficiently upgrade performance and services it delivers to clients.

Al Obed said the MoU aims at managing the labour market with high professionalism and accuracy through joint coordination and efforts in regards to massive inspection campaigns against violators to deliver the highest standard of constructive integration for enhanced management and partnership with the aim of developing legislative, control and security framework of the labor market.

For his part, Colonel Al Shamsi said the MoU falls within the his administration's drive to deliver strategic goals of the Ministry of Interior to curb violators, address the imbalance in demographic composition in line with the state working laws.