Manpower Minister, M Hanif Dhakiri, and the Saudi Arabian Social Development Minister, Ali Bin Nasser Al-Ghufais, have signed an agreement on drafting a new term to regulate the migrant workers.
The pact, which was inked in Jeddah covers some crucial issues, including the issuance of working visa, the removal of domestic workers, the establishment of new seven positions for the domestic sector, as well as the 24-hour protection scheme.
During the meeting, the two states also agreed that the Indonesian representatives on manpower would have the authority to assist its expatriates whenever they have legal problems in Saudi Arabia.
The manpower minister remarked that the agreement was part of the two countries commitments to resolve some issues on migrant workers.
Although the two countries have agreed to draft the new term, the Indonesian government would not revoke the moratorium of sending the migrant workers to Saudi Arabia.
#Kuwait: Securitymen are searching for a Citizen who kidnapped a disabled female woman from her workplace and took her to an apartment in Ahmadi where she was raped.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces backed by the United States, have announced the capture of Raqqa after a four-month operation to drive out ISIS.
SDF spokesmen announced the takeover of the strategic Syrian city on Tuesday after a final battle at a sports stadium where ISIS fighters made their last stand.
The Saudi Arabia men’s national team will play a friendly in Portugal on Nov. 10
#Kuwait: Members of an international money laundry and fraud network were arrested by a specialized unit from the Interior Ministry said a statement Tuesday.
The ministry’s public relations department said that the arrestees who held South African and Nigerian passports, lured victims through social media and convinced them to transfer money using different alibis.
The public relations department thanked all those who provided valuable information that led to the arrest of the criminals, stressing that citizens should be vigilant and aware that similar networks are still at large and would continue their illicit acts.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday declared Marawi City liberated from pro-Islamic State militants who have held the heart of the city for 148 days, media and a government minister said. Duterte was visiting Marawi, a day after two leaders of the rebel alliance were killed.
Iraqi Kurdish officials said on Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a major, multi-pronged” attack aimed at retaking the disputed northern city of Kirkuk.
Kurdish forces known as the peshmerga were digging in at the edge of the international airport after withdrawing from their positions outside the city. Hundreds of armed Kurdish residents were taking up positions inside Kirkuk anticipating an attack.
Iraq’s military said it seized two major oilfields outside of Kirkuk from the Kurdish forces. It said in a statement that federal forces are now in control of the North Oil Company and Baba Gurgur fields.