‘Replace words like servant, maid’ – Ads harming dignity banned.

The Ministry of Commerce has banned job advertisements containing any word or phrase which negatively affects the dignity of expatriate workers, domestic workers and others with similar status, reports Al-Jarida daily. The ministry stressed the need to avoid using such words in job advertisements, adding that the following phrases: ‘to sell’, ‘to buy’ and ‘to assign’, should be replaced with the phrase ‘transfer of services,’ while the words ‘servant’ and ‘maid’ should be replaced with the word ‘workers’.

Meanwhile, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Customer Service Affairs at the Ministry of Communications Muhammad Al-Hais has confirmed the completion of more than 90 percent of the optical fiber network project linking the Ministry of Education (MoE) schools with five divisions to cover all parts of the country.

In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) recently, Al-Hais disclosed the project provides the MoE schools with highspeed Internet service and symmetric solutions for private networks with a high level of security; thereby, leading to digital transformation. In a related development, Al-Qabas daily quoted Al-Hais as saying that the concerned employees completed a week-long training course on optical fiber through the Internet to familiarize themselves on the types of fiber cables and methods of installing these cables. In addition, a special online visit was conducted to the main laboratories in China for the employees to learn about the latest devices and technologies in the field of communication and information technology.

Source- Arab Times.


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