Qatar Chamber calls on private sector to hire more Turkish workforce

The Qatar Chamber (QC) is planning to increase Turkish employment in the Qatari market by encouraging the private sector in the country to hire more Turkish workers, officials said at a meeting with a delegation from the Turkish Labour Ministry yesterday.

During the event, QC hosted the delegation from the Turkish Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services headed by Ali Ibi, Deputy Director of the Department of Foreign Relations.

The meeting was also attended by Ali Bu Sherbak Al Mansouri, QC’s Assistant Director General for Governmental and International Relations to discuss the cooperation between the two sides and the use of Turkish labour in private sector companies in Qatar.

Al Mansouri said that Qatar and Turkey have excellent cooperation relations in all fields, noting that the Chamber will encourage Qatari companies and business owners to employ qualified and trained Turkish manpower.

For his part, Ibi said that there are currently about 9,000 Turkish citizens working in Qatar, and he hopes to increase the number in the coming period, calling on the private sector of Qatar to recruit more Turks in the Qatari labor market.

He pointed out that the aim of the visit is to follow up the mechanisms of developing cooperation with the Qatari side with regard to Turkish employment and activating the agreements signed in this regard.

QC Legal Affairs Department Director, Abdulaziz Al Kuwari also said it was important to have an agency or a contact point between the two sides to identify the sectors in which Turkish workers could work.

Source from: The Peninsula