Muscat: A forum, set to be held in Oman for the first time, will focus on the Sultanate’s Labour Law and the oil and gas sector, according to its organisers.
The First Annual Labour Forum for Engagement of Work Environment-Oil and Gas is being organised by the SASLO Legal Training Centre (SLTC) at Crowne Plaza Muscat from February 19-20, 2019.
In a statement, Chairman and Founder of SASLO Said bin Saad Al Shahry said, “Each version of this annual forum will attempt to address different approaches to Labour Law and activities related to employees through work in one of the vital sectors, such as oil and gas, contracting, tourism, logistics, finance etc.”
Chairman and Founder of SASLO Said bin Saad Al Shahry saidadded, “This year’s forum will be dedicated to the oil and gas sector as it is a sector that can create sustainable and attractive jobs for many citizens.”
The event will cover topics such as “suitability of the current Labour legislation to the nature of work in the oil and gas sector”, “regional and international best practices related to the enhancement of private sector work environments”, as well as “the role of the Ministry of Manpower in regulating work and its experiences in ensuring the existence of a healthy and sustainable work environment in the oil and gas sector”.
A number of high-profile speakers are expected to share their knowledge at the event.
These include former Minister of Public Service and Governance of Tunisia Abeed Al-Buraiki, Chairman of the Kuwait Trade Union Federation Eng Salem Shabib Al Ajmi, and Musallam Al Mandhri, CEO of the Oman Society for Petroleum Services.