Middle East

Qatar to introduce minimum wage for labour workers

The UN's International Labour Organisation has closed a complaint over the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar.

The UN's International Labour Organization has closed a complaint over the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar.

That came after Doha said it would introduce a minimum wage and allow its labour practices to be monitored by trained inspectors.

It is now expected that Qatar will sign a bilateral agreement with the UN protecting labourers, making it the first Gulf country to do so.

Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal reports from Geneva.

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