MRC model to be replicated in all districts


Lahore—Provincial Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) would be replicated in all districts of Punjab, Minister for Labour and Human Resource Raja Ashfaq Sarwar said here on Friday.
In a meeting with a delegation of International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) at the Industrial Relations Institute, Lahore, he said the MRC was providing accurate and timely information on safe and legal migration, referral and counseling and raising awareness on irregular migration and related serious risks.
The visiting delegation consisted of team leader Sedef Dearing, Senior Regional Advisor Silk Routes, Ali Rehman Khan Project Officer, and Muhammad Shehbaz, Coordinator, MRC Lahore.
He said that the department established the Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) in Lahore with the support of the EU funded “South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project” (SALM), implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the EU funded project.—APP