By John Lee.
The KRG is to form a committee to lay down the mechanism for foreign workers to apply for work in the Kurdistan Region, according to AKnews.
Abbas Akram, press secretary for Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, said the committee is intended to help to secure the rights of the foreign workers and to prevent the unemployment rate from rising in Kurdistan.
The committee will also include representatives of Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the Kurdistan Workers Syndicate, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, and the Ministry of Interior .
Akram explained that foreign workers have been employed without any mechanism or law to systematize their recruitment.