Statements made by the Minister of Labor regarding the obligation to employ a local worker alongside any foreign worker employed by employers or foreign investment companies were rejected by members of the Iraqi parliament who said that it would be better to employ 80% of the local workforce alongside 20% of foreign labor. Odai Awad
As part of the tireless efforts and advocacy initiatives led by NIHR, it called on the relevant government agencies to ensure the application of national regulations and instructions for employing local manpower in foreign investment projects and contribute to reducing the unemployment rate among young people.




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