Mr. Binod Shrestha, President of General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions- GEFONT and Mr. Fathalah Al-Omrani President of General Federation of workers in Textiles, Garment and Clothing Industries JTGCU signed a Memorandum of Understanding to protect rights of Nepali Migrant Workers in Jordan.
Now, there are more than five thousands Nepali workers are working in Clothing industries of Jordan.
Based on the signed MOU, JTGCU will cooperate to organise Nepali migrant workers in their local committees and help to settle the problems if necessary. GEFONT will provide the information to Nepali workers through its network and play the role as a bridge between Nepali workers and the local union.
During the the Signing ceremony, Mr. Binod Shrestha said "Unity always provides strength and our joint efforts may solve the problems in Jordan." Likewise, Mr. Fathalah said "Nepali workers are dedicated, responsible and always fulfilling their duties." He added " They have rights provided under the unified contract. If any Nepali workers faced any problems, it is urgent responsibility to take care them as a family."
In the ceremony, more than 20 Nepali women workers are presened from different industrial zones.
During the ceremony, Mr. Ramesh Badal, Vice President of GEFONT highlighted GEFONT’s effort to organise and protect Nepali migrant workers abroad.
Mr. Arshad Ali, Union organiser and representative gave his Mobil number ( 0796175330; 0788791247) to all to contact him directly if Nepali workers face any problems in their company.
Ms. Suha Labadi of ILO Jordan also witnessed the signing ceremony.