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India and Kuwait signed a MoU on cooperation on domestic worker recruitment on June 10, 2021.
- This MoU will bring Indian domestic workers in Gulf nation within the legal framework which will provide them protection under law.
- Agreement will also streamline recruitment of domestic workers.
- It will ensure rights and obligations of domestic workers as well as employer.
- A 24-hour assistance mechanism will be established to assist domestic workers.
A joint committee will also be set up to assess and review periodically on implementation of MoU