Romania Keen To Import 0.5 Mln Pakistani Workforce By 2020: Envoy
Faizan Hashmi 5 days ago Wed 17th April 2019 | 03:50 PM
The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Wednesday agreed to export over 0.5 million Pakistani workforce to Romania in different trades by 2020
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2019 ) :The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Wednesday agreed to export over 0.5 million Pakistani workforce to Romania in different trades by 2020.
The development came in response to the offer made by Romanian Ambassador to Pakistan , Niculaie Goia who was called on Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari.
In a view of recent development in Romania and migration of Romanian human capital to European countries for prospective job opportunities, Niculaie Goia said it would be seeking as many as one million workforce from the various countries.
The Ambassador said the labour market of his country was offering a large number of job opportunities for Pakistanis in various sectors including Information Technology, construction, Doctors, Engineers and others.
The Special Assistant said the government was striving hard to train its human capital at par with global standards and the International donor agencies were approached to set up vocational and technical training institutes on modern lines.
"The demands of International labor market are being taken into consideration to equip the workforce with modern technological expertise, he remarked.
Bukhari said that despite huge opportunities were available for Pakistan in terms of foreign employment, there was still need to formulate a legal framework to ensure safe and legally protected migration of Pakistani workers.
The Special Assistant requested the envoy to accommodate maximum number of repatriated emigrants for the purpose.
Both the dignitaries also agreed to work out a plan by making a working group consisting of officials of the Romanian Mission and the Overseas Ministry to derive out a mechanism that could help eliminate workers exploitation in the host country.