The Shura Council's regular weekly meeting, chaired by HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, on Monday discussed a draft law on setting a minimum wages for workers and domestic workers.
Under the provisions of the draft law, a committee, called the Minimum Wages Committee, shall be established at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs.
The committee's formation, system of work and rewards shall be determined by a Cabinet decision, based on the proposal of the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs. The Committee shall be responsible for studying and reviewing the minimum wages for workers in accordance with the controls stipulated in the draft law.
After discussion, the Council decided to refer the draft law to the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee for further study and a report.
The Council also discussed the Internal and External Affairs Committee's report on a draft law regarding the diplomatic and consular corps.
After discussing the report, the Council decided to approve the said draft law and refer its recommendations in this regard to the esteemed government.
At the end of the meeting, the Speaker of the Shura Council briefed the members on his meeting on Monday with a delegation from the Libyan parliament, during which they reviewed the latest developments in Libya, in addition to the development of parliamentary co-operation between the two countries.
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