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6/8/05

Iran's name removed from list of violators of labor laws

Tehran, June 8, IRNA-During the 93rd International Labor Conference (May 30-June) in Geneva, Switzerland, the name of the Islamic Republic of Iran was removed from the list of countries violating labor laws.

A report released by the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs said that after Iran presented comprehensive documented reports on compliance with the International Labor Organization (ILO) standards and agreements, its name was eliminated from the list of the countries violating labor laws.

Meanwhile, during the conference in Geneva, Iran's Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs was appointed as a member of ILO board of directors for three more years.

Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Nasser Khaleqi, heading a delegation including representatives of laborers, employers and government attended the conference.

Khaleqi welcomed ILO proposal on replacing the current observing mechanism with that of cooperation and said that to prove its commitment to ILO strategic objectives, Iran has drawn up a draft on meritorious labor to be submitted to Majlis.

During the conference, the Iranian delegates briefed the representatives of the Asian and Pacific countries on the employment of the youth and promotion of women's know-how and capabilities to enable them to enter the employment market.

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