Puntland authorities due to impose law against foreign workers

The minister for labour of semi-autonomous regional state, Puntland, Abdirahman Sheikh Ahmed has stated that the ministry is putting effort on how expedite passing law to regulate foreign workers who pouring into Puntland State to fill the meagre job opportunities.
Speaking at graduation ceremony held by one of the universities in Puntland State, the minister said “We are trying to enforce a law limiting the number of foreign workers who fill jobs which our people can fit and have suitable skills for those ”
He added that the law is essential for Punland’s growing economy and job creation for youth.
“We are not encouraging xenophobia in our regional state but we are against those who competing with the citizens on the available jobs in State” Mr Abdirahman said.


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