2004 News Story

Arab labor conference in Damascus honors former Saudi minister

Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Namlah, in his speech in Damascus today at the first general session of the week-long 31st conference of Arab labor ministers, focused on the importance of protecting the work environment from pollution. He stressed the Kingdom’s concern for the health of the work force and the safety of the work environment.
At today’s session of the conference, Saudi Arabia’s Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail was honored as a pioneer who has enriched the Arab work force at international as well as national and Arab arenas. Mr. Aba Al-Khail has held a number of government positions, including Minister of Labor and Social Affairs.