Taiwan, India to ink migrant worker MOU this year: ministerStaff writer, with CNAMinister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) yesterday said that Taipei and New Delhi are to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) before the end of this year allowing for Indian migrant workers to come to Taiwan. The Ministry of Labor is still in talks with India on when the agreement would be signed, Hsu said on the sidelines of an event in Taipei for participants of the upcoming WorldSkills Asia Competition. Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun speaks to reporters in Taipei yesterday. Some reports have said that Taiwan could open its doors to as many as 100,000 migrant workers from India, but Hsu said the number was still being considered as it depended on the needs of industries and the qualifications of the workers. At a news conference on Thursday, Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi said that he hoped the migrant worker MOU would be signed as soon as possible, as the pact is expected to benefit both parties.
Source: Taipei Times November 14, 2023 03:40 UTC