ILO lauds efforts of Govt for welfare of labour community

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Salim Ahmed

Lahore—Provincial Minister for Labour and Human Resource, Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, in a meeting with Country Director of International Labour Organization (ILO) in Pakistan Ms. Ingrid Christensen and Assistant Regional Director General for Asia and Pacific Tomoko Nishimoto has expressed gratitude for technical assistance of ILO in elimination of child and bonded labour and promotion of Decent Work in the province.
Ingrid Christensen lauded the efforts of Punjab government on its welfare oriented projects for labour community, especially elimination of child labour from brick kilns, auto workshops, petrol pumps, hotels and restaurants.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of ILO, European Union and other donor agencies for holding successful South Asia Labour Conference-2014 in Lahore where all stakeholders, not only from Pakistan but also from this whole region fully participated and presented valuable suggestions for improvement of labour sector.