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Thai Labor Ready to Enter Saudi Market

Thai Labor Ready to Enter Saudi Market

Wednesday, 30 March, 2022 - 08:45
Thai Minister of Labor Suchart Chomklin during his meeting at the Federation of Saudi Chambers. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

The Thai Ministry of Labor established a center specialized in rehabilitating and training workers in all professions, signaling the revival of relations and the entry of Thai labor into the Saudi market.

Thai Minister of Labor Suchart Chomklin stated that many Thai nationals work in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and many countries worldwide, given their skills in the health and industrial fields.

Speaking after roundtable talks held at the Federation of Saudi Chambers, Chomklin said his country's workers boast the relevant experience in fields in the Kingdom, especially in the hotel, health, and energy sectors, and that these areas will boost tourism and human development.

Vice President of the Federation of Saudi Chambers Tariq al-Haidari stressed that leaderships in both countries have a serious desire to continue consultation and coordination, especially regarding trade and investment.

Haidari asserted that Riyadh and Bangkok want to enhance cooperation that achieves ambitions and aspirations.

He stressed that the Federation of Saudi Chambers would continue its influential role in serving the private sector and developing relations with Thailand, taking advantage of the investment opportunities and benefits.

The Federation is working hard to overcome all obstacles in establishing joint commercial and industrial projects, believing that Thai companies will contribute to the success of Vision 2030 by expanding commercial and investment projects between the two countries.

Head of al-Shorouk Center for Economic Studies Abdul Rahman Baeshen expected the current discussions by the Thai Minister in Riyadh will contribute to concluding new agreements in the field of workforce in the future.

He explained that the agreements would boost the Thai labor recruitment market, especially for domestic and skilled labor.

Baeshen indicated that Thai labor is characterized by their high skill in various fields, expecting that the coming period will witness the recruitment of large numbers of domestic workers, which will be reflected in the economic, commercial, and investment cooperation between the two countries.

Both leaderships want to move their bilateral relationships forward into strategic partnerships, which will impact the future.

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