Government lifts ban on labour export
Minister Frank Tumwebaze, Tuesday (November 10, 2020) announced the Ministry’s decision noting that they would issue further guidelines.
KAMPALA - The Government has lifted restrictions on the exportation of labour giving relief to companies to start sending Ugandans to work in countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Somalia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Gender, Labor, and Social Development Minister Frank Tumwebaze, Tuesday (November 10, 2020) announced the Ministry's decision noting that they would issue further guidelines.
"This is to inform all licensed companies involved in the sourcing of external employment for Ugandan migrant workers, that following the relaxing of several COVID-19 lockdown measures by Ministry of Health and resumption of air travel, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development will be lifting the ban on labour export by licensed companies following the existing mandatory COVID SOPs for all travelers," Tumwebaze tweeted.