Farewell function for outgoing Country Director ILO

Peshawar: A farewell  function in honour of Country Director ILO ( international Labour  Organization ) Mr. Francesco d’ Ovidio was held  here on Monday at a local hotel.

Director Labour Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Irfanullah,  Chairman  Skilled  Development Council Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Haji Mohammad Javed and Provincial President Pakistan  Workers Federation  Mohammad Azam Khan besides  workers representatives  and Employees Association attended the ceremony.

The Country Director ILO held session with the Government, representatives of workers and employees associations on the occasion. Director Labour Irfanullah appreciated the work done and initiatives taken by outgoing Country Director in KPK.

He said discrimination in Labour laws was being discouraged while provisions had been incorporated in new laws to ensure the rights of labourers.

He said a complaint redressal mechanism had been evolved to ensure redressal of workers complaints. Country Director ILO Mr. Francesco d’ Ovidio thanked the participants and hoped that ILO would continue its efforts for the development of various sectors in KPK.