Pakistan to export over 10,000 workers to S.Korea through EPS

ISLAMABAD: December 05 – Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Islamabad Suh Sangpyo signing the documents during signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding on the Employment Permit System (EPS) between Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Ministry of Employment and Labour the Republic of Korea-APP
ISLAMABAD: December 05 – Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Islamabad Suh Sangpyo signing the documents during signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding on the Employment Permit System (EPS) between Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Ministry of Employment and Labour the Republic of Korea-APP

ISLAMABAD, Dec 05 (APP):Ministry of Overseas for Pakistanis and Human Resource Development and the Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL) of the Republic of Korea has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Sending and Receiving of Workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) in 2006.

The MoU is renewed after every two years. So far, Overseas Employment Corporation (an attach department of the MOPHRD) has dispatched more than 10,000 workers to the Republic of Korea under EPS, said a press release here Monday.

The signing ceremony of the renewal of EPS was held on 5th December, 2022 in the Ministry for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development , Islamabad.

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Islamabad Suh Sangpyo
ISLAMABAD: December 05 – Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Islamabad Suh Sangpyo-APP

Federal Minister Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi signed the MoU on behalf of the Government of Pakistan. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, H.E Suh Sangpyo, presented the signed copy of the MoU from the Minister for Labour and Employment, H.E Lee Jung Sik, on behalf of the Republic of Korea.

Mr. Turi said that “ Pakistan and Korea relations have grown from strength to strength in all fields. Pakistan and Korea are enjoying long-standing relations which are based on decades-old economic partnerships.”

On the request of the Federal Minister for OP&HRD, Ambassador of Korea also gave the assurance that Korea will consider the hiring of Skilled Workforce and IT Professionals from Pakistan under a separate MoU/Agreement during their Minister for Labour and Employment visit to Pakistan in the next year.

Minister for OP&HRD also appreciated the efforts of the incumbent Korean Ambassador for the enhancement of quota for Pakistan from 1100 to 2400 during the current year out of which 1600 workers have already proceeded to Korea.

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Islamabad Suh Sangpyo exchanging the documents during signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding on the Employment Permit System (EPS) between Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Ministry of Employment and Labour the Republic of Korea
ISLAMABAD: December 05 – Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Islamabad Suh Sangpyo exchanging the documents during signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding on the Employment Permit System (EPS) between Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Ministry of Employment and Labour the Republic of Korea-APP

Both the sides agreed to enhance the cooperation and extend it further to other sectors like Construction, Fisheries and Agriculture.