MYANMAR WORKERS IN THAILAND URGED TO COMPLETE NATIONALITY VERIFICATION

BANGKOK, Thailand — Nearly 530,000 Myanmar workers have not undergo nationality verification in Thailand, which the process is part of the registration of migrant workers in the country, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

The Ministry of Labour urges employers to have their Myanmar workers undergo the verification before the lenient period ends this year.

Director-General of the Employment Department, Anurak Tosarat and Myanmar’s director-general of the Labour Department, U Win Shein on Monday visited a one stop service centre for Myanmar labourers at the Square department store in Nonthaburi’s Bangyai district.

The centre offers comprehensive service such as visa issuance, health check-ups, health insurances and work permits.

The centre is capable to provide service to 500 workers a day however, since the service began on Nov 15, as of Nov 18, only 215 Myanmar workers received the service here.

The provincial employment office was ordered to inform employers and workers to finish the process for complete labour registration.

Nationality verification centers are also available at Zeer Rangsit in Pathum Thani, Samut Sakon, Samut Prakarn, Chiang Rai, Tak, Ranong, Chiang Mai, Nakhon Sawan and Songkhla.

So far, 623,794 Myanmar workers have been verified.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK