The Prime Minister worried about Thai workers in Africa, ordered the Labor Minister to coordinate employers to help take care of them.

Thairath Online

30 Nov 2021 16:25

Minister of Labor, in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Contacted foreign employers to take care of 120 Thai workers waiting to go home after the “Omicron” epidemic in Africa revealed that the prime minister was worried about Thai brothers and sisters.

On November 30, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, Minister of Labour, revealed that at the meeting of the Center for Administrative Situation of the Coronavirus Disease 2019, chaired by Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, ordered the ministry to labor Ministry of Foreign Affairs and related agencies provide protection and closely supervise Thai workers working in the African region As a result of the World Health Organization’s announcement that the “Omicron” strain of COVID-19 has spread in Africa, Europe and Australia. It’s a worrying species. by Thailand has announced Banned travelers from eight vulnerable countries in the African region to enter the country since Dec. 1, 64, including the Republic of Botswana. Kingdom of Eswatini Kingdom of Lesotho republic of malawi republic of mozambique republic of namibia republic of south africa and the Republic of Zimbabwe

“General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister which oversees the Ministry of Labor Concerned about Thai workers working in Africa has instructed me to closely monitor Thai workers I would like to leave a message to both Thai workers and their families in Thailand that they do not have to worry. Department of Employment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Has coordinated to ask employers in foreign countries to help take care of 120 Thai workers who are due to return to the country. but is waiting for the flight to return, giving Thai workers advice on how to protect themselves from COVID For Thai workers who wish to return, Ethiopian Airlines will operate ET608 flights to Thailand every Wednesday (1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 December 2021) departing from Addis Ababa. Ethiopia at 00:10 (Ethiopia time) and will arrive in Bangkok at 13.10 (Thailand time) on the same day. but must register for a certificate of entry into Thailand (by air) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
before the trip, which as soon as the journey back in will continue to be quarantined according to the Ministry of Health’s measures,” the Labor Minister said.

Mr. Pairote Chotikasathien, Director-General of the Department of Employment, said that for Thai workers who travel to work and are expected to still work in the African region. By reporting their travel through the Department of Employment, there are now 253 cases, consisting of the Republic of South Africa, 221, the Republic of Mozambique, 31 and the Kingdom of Lesotho. employers take to work Self travel notification and re-entry when workers can return Upon arrival in Thailand, they must self-quarantine for 14 days, do 3 Swab checks, on 0-1 and on 12-13 and on the 15th.

However, I would like to reiterate that the Department of Employment currently does not allow job seekers to travel to these 8 risky countries. please be careful And don’t trust people who claim to be able to take you to work.

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