Friday, January 2, 2009

Korea suspends recruiting Lankan workers

The Korean government has suspended till March the recruiting of workers from 15 countries including Sri Lanka owing to the global economic crisis, Foreign Employment Bureau Chairman Kingsley Ranawaka said.
He said the decision was taken as Korea was unable to pay foreign employees but that agreements signed previously and those already employed in Korea would not be affected by the latest move. Mr. Ranawaka said training given to workers in the Korean language had also been suspended. (HG)

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