|27 September 2004|
|Ministry of Labour & Employment|
JORDAN SEEKS INDIA’S HELP IN PROVIDING SOCIAL SECURITY & VOCATIONAL TRAINING TO ITS WORKERS
Jordan has sought India’s help in providing social security and vocational training to its workers. The visiting Jordanian Labour Minister Mr. Amjad Majali, who called on the Minister of Labour and Employment Shri Sis Ram Ola here today, said that his country would like to benefit from India’s vast experience in these fields. Shri Majali said that Jordan would also like to gain from India’s experience in information technology, occupational health and skill upgradation of workers. He invited the Labour Minister Shri Ola and senior officials of the Ministry to visit Jordan.
Responding to Shri Majali’s request, Shri Ola said that India has world class vocational training facilities which it can offer to Amman. He said that there is a vast scope for cooperation in various fields concerning workers between the two countries. Shri Ola thanked Jordan for its help in the release of Indian hostages in Iraq recently. The two leaders referred to traditional friendly relations between the two countries and called for further strengthening them.
Shri Majali is on an official visit to India from 27th September to 2nd October 2004.