Iraq – The Iraqi Minister of Labor inaugurates the Migrant Resource Center
Baghdad- Iraq 10/12/2020
The Iraqi Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Adel Al-Rikabi, has announced the inauguration of the Migrant Resource Center. He pointed out that the importance of the center lies in providing consultation to immigrants, and raising awareness about irregular migration and its risks, as well as ways to avoid falling into risks and educate them through social media platforms. The Minister stressed that the foreign expatriates need to register their data to be protected from legal liability and introduced to the foreign workers’ laws in the country. This center is the first of its kind in Iraq and was established in the Ministry of Labor and with the joint support of the International Center for Migration Policy Development, the European Union, and the Kingdom of Norway.