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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1586

Launch of Guidelines for Labor Sections of Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions in Labour Receiving Countries

Colombo, 03 January, (

With the view to serve the migrant workers better, Dilan Perera, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare is to launch the Operational Manual.

‘Operational Manual for Labour Sections of Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions in Labour Receiving Countries’ is to be launched by the Minister at the Lakshman Kadhiragama Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies , Colombo, on the 4th of January.

The publication of this Operational manual is a part of the government efforts to strengthen grievance handling mechanisms by Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions in countries where Sri Lankans migrate for employment.

In the meantime, according to Donglin Li, the ILO Country Director of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, the ILO office is also launching the ILO Commissioned study report on ‘Strengthening Grievance and Complaint Handling Mechanisms to Address Migrant Worker Grievances in Sri Lanka’.

It is said is an effort to review and analyse available grievance redress mechanisms in Sri Lanka in order to address any gaps.

- Asian Tribune -

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