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ILO to help enhance work atmosphere: Anisul

Published on: 5:53 pm - Tuesday | November 26, 2019

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Law Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said the International Labour Organization (ILO) has assured Bangladesh of providing all-out cooperation in enhancing the work atmosphere here–reports UNB.

He came up with the information while talking to reporters after a meeting with ILO Country Director for Bangladesh Tuomo Poutiainen at the Secretariat.

The issue of strengthening the existing friendly relations with the ILO, which is going to celebrate its centenary of the founding this year, came up for discussion at the meeting, the minister said.

Replying to a query, he said they need all kinds of assistance from the ILO. “We’ve discussed about its support and cooperation to materialise our goal to achieve a standard ensuring workers’ rights.”

They will also talk to the Labour and Employment Ministry in this regard, Anisul said.

Talking to reporters, the ILO country director said his organisation has been working for the economic development of Bangladesh and protecting workers.

He said the ILO will work with the law and labour ministries and others concerned to implement the Labour Act and enhance workers’ skills.

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