Labour exporters, Middle East Consultants Limited (MECL) has today flagged off 80 people to go and work abroad in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
56 are going to work as cleaners in Dubai, 21 are going to Qatar to work as Taxi drivers and 3 are going to work as waiters in Abu Dhabi.
The group was seen off today at the company’s in Muyenga by Binoga Moses the police commissioner in charge of human trafficking at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and was flanked by Managing Director of Middle East Consultants Limited Mr. Gordon Mugyenyi who warned the workers to be extra careful and work for the betterment of their lives.
“Work to save your families from poverty and try to avoid Facebook tempting girls,” he said.
Binoga Moses assured the departing workers that Middle East Consultants Limited was one of the first companies to get the licence to export labour and has one of the best records in their duties professionally.
He praised the company for the being professional and working according to labour laws.
Mr. Moses went on to advise parents to use the money sent to them perfectly and advised those going to market Uganda and maintain perfect behavior showed by Ugandans abroad.
The 80 have signed a 2 year contract with an option on renewing. Taxi drivers will be earning Shs 3.4m per month and Cleaners and Hotel waiters will be earning Shs 1.2m per month all without being taxed with free medical insurance, accommodation, meals, and transportation to and from their work stations. There is also free air ticket after completion of contract.