Sisi says ILO is safety valve for rights of laborers worldwide

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said the International Labour Organization (ILO) has always been considered as a safety valve for the rights of the laborers all over the world and a unique example that brings together, on an equal basis, the governments, business owners and workers.

This came in Sisi’s speech which was read out by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli on Thursday at the centenary celebration of the ILO.

President Sisi expressed appreciation for every male and female workers from around the world for participating in building the common human civilization throughout the history.

The president lauded the role played by the international organization, asserting the State’s keenness on taking part in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the its establishment.

Sisi described laborers as the societies’ first and last line of defense against all threats they face at economic and social levels.

Egypt is currently witnessing a quantum leap in infrastructure domain thanks to the country’s laborers, Sisi said, adding that many national mega projects have been finalized in a record time.

The Egyptian State was keen to fully abide by the international labor standards, Sisi asserted.

He also pointed out that the State worked on implementing a comprehensive social protection system for the Egyptian laborers to guarantee them a decent life, citing Takaful and Karama program and Aman certificate.

Source: State Information Service Egypt