Cambodia will send about 5,000 workers to Kuwait for the first time in 2019, Minister of Labor Ith Samheng said today.
After meeting with his counterpart Hind Al-Sabeeh at the ministry, Mr Samheng said that there are many sectors migrant workers can fill in Kuwait.
“After discussions, both parties agreed that in 2019 we will push our cooperation in this work and Cambodia will prepare 5,000 workers to complete conditions to work in Kuwait,” he said.
Mr Samheng said that if there is good working conditions and high wages, Cambodia will send more workers to work there in the coming years.
Mr Samheng said workers have to be able to speak both English and Arabic in order to qualify for jobs in Kuwait.