Human Resource Ministry to finalise MoU on Indonesian domestic workers this Monday (Jan 24)

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: Issues related to the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Recruitment and Placement of Indonesian Domestic Workers (PDI) will be finalised during a working visit by Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan (pic) to Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday (Jan 24).

The minister is scheduled to meet Indonesian Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah to finalise details so that the MoU can be signed on Feb 7 and 8 in Bali, Indonesia.

"This will also be in line with the decision at a Cabinet meeting on Jan 12 for a visit to be made in order to resolve issues related to the signing of the MoU.

"These main issues related to the MoU which are the one-maid-one-task (for a household), One-Channel System as well as PDI wages have been agreed through a series of negotiations between the two parties," he said in a statement, here, on Wednesday (Jan 19).

Saravanan said the previous MoU was signed by the Human Resource Minister in 2006 in Bali and the protocol to amend the MoU was signed in Bandung, Indonesia in 2011.

"My meeting with Ida Fauziyah will also be attended by Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin who is on a series of working visits to Indonesia during the same period as well," he said. - Bernama

Article type: free
User access status:
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Nation

Covid-19 Watch: 1,845 new cases detected, active infections now at 25,189
KTM ETS, Intercity tickets for rides between July 1, Dec 31 available from May 27
Toddler dies after being hit by school bus
Malaysia, Thailand agree crucial to enhance close defence relations, says Hisham
INTERACTIVE: Covid-19 cases have eased in Malaysia; is the country finally turning the corner?
‘Enhance cooperation in Asia’
Anthony jailed and fined
No reports of Malaysians affected by Tak Bai bomb blasts
A shot in the arm for PBM
Hamzah: She has shown her true colours

Others Also Read