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Saudi approves pact to hire Indian domestic workers

The Saudi Arabia government has approved an agreement for recruitment of Indian domestic workers including maids, media reported.

The council of ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Salman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defence, on Monday approved the Saudi Arabia’s agreement with Delhi, Arab News reported on Tuesday.

“The agreement aims to protect the rights of domestic workers as well as their employers and regulate the contractual relationship between the two parties,” said Haj Minister and Acting Information Minister Bandar Hajjar.

The agreement also aims at organising the recruitment process and controlling the cost of recruitment in both countries.

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