Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman Ameer Ajwad paid a courtesy call on the new Minister of Labour of the Sultanate of Oman Prof. Mahad Said bin Ali Baawain, on 27 September 2020.
Ambassador Ameer Ajwad congratulated Prof. Ali Baawain on his appointment to the new portfolio as the Minister of Labour of the Sultanate of Oman and extended his best wishes for the Minister’s successful tenure.
Ambassador Ameer Ajwad also extended gratitude to the Government of Oman for the employment opportunities provided to the Sri Lankan nationals to work in different sectors in the Sultanate and Minister Ali Baawain hailed the valuable contribution made by the Sri Lankan migrant workers for the development of Oman.
They had a fruitful discussion on issues related to labour, future cooperation in the field of skilled labour and training as well as collaboration in streamlining labour migration.
The new Ministry of Labour of Oman was recently established by His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, merging the Ministry of Manpower, Ministry of Civil Service, the National Training Fund and the National Center for Employment of the Sultanate of Oman.
Senior Officials from the Ministry of Labour of Oman and the First Secretary of the Embassy Dilini Abeysekara were also present during the meeting.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
Muscat29 September 2020