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Indonesian Migrant Workers Protection

13 September 2022 00:30

Indonesian State-owned Enterprises Minister, Erick Thohir, along with the Head of The National Board for The Placement and Protection of Indonesia Overseas Workers (Badan Pelindungan Pekerja Migran Indonesia/BP2MI), Benny Rhamdani, accompanied by Deputy Minister of Manpower Afriansyah Noor, give awards to 2.686 Indonesian migrant worker candidates, at Korea-Indonesia friendship sports center in Cibubur, Indonesia.

In his remarks, Minister Erick Thohir, shares 3 important messages to Indonesian migrant workers as guidelines. Firstly, Indonesian overseas workers have to be able to adapt to any culture and language of any country they choose to work on. 

Secondly, Indonesian overseas workers have to keep communicating and strengthening their bond with their families back home. And lastly, The Government of Indonesia will always available to provide the needs of Indonesian migrant workers in any case of emergency.

Indonesia overseas workers are also welcomed to report to the nearest Indonesia Embassy, the National Board for The Placement and Protection of Indonesia Overseas Workers, or State-owned Enterprises representatives. Erick also shares his appreciation and gratitude to the government of South Korea and Taiwan for their benevolence in cooperation, in this sector.

1.711 of those worker candidates are enlisted in South Korea G2G preliminary education program, 314 others are enlisted in P2P program, and will be departed for Malaysia, and the rest 123 candidates are symbolically flown to Taiwan.