High-Level Meeting in Riyadh Strengthens Collaboration Between Saudi Arabia and ILO
Riyadh, November 19, 2023, In a significant gathering in Riyadh, Dr. Abdullah bin Nasser Abuthnain, Vice Minister of Human Resources and Social Development for Labor, engaged in discussions with a delegation from the International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Office for the Arab States. Led by Deputy Regional Director Peter Rademaker, the meeting was attended by key leaders from the ministry and the Family Affairs Council.
The primary focus of the meeting was to assess the progress made in the implementation of the second phase of the technical cooperation project between the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development and the ILO. The project owners actively participated in these deliberations, providing valuable insights into the accomplished reports.
Moreover, the discussions delved into various matters of mutual interest, underlining the collaborative efforts between the ministry and the ILO. The exchange of ideas and updates during the meeting highlighted the commitment of both parties to fostering cooperation and addressing shared challenges.
As part of the comprehensive engagement, separate meetings were held between the project owners and delegates from the ILO. These sessions served as forums for in-depth conversations about specific details related to ongoing initiatives. Additionally, they provided an opportunity to anticipate and strategize for potential challenges that may arise in the future.
The meeting in Riyadh not only showcased the dedication of Saudi Arabia and the ILO to effective collaboration but also emphasized their joint commitment to advancing labor and social development initiatives in the Arab region. The outcomes of this high-level meeting are expected to contribute significantly to the continued success of the technical cooperation project and further strengthen the relationship between the two entities.