By Peter Chivhima
THE outgoing Director of the International Labour Organisation, Hopolang Phororo has commended the Second Republic for striving towards ensuring the dignity of the country’s labor force.
Having served seven years in Zimbabwe, Phororo said goodbye to the country when she paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Ambassador Fredrick Shava at his offices in Harare this Friday.
She spoke highly of the second republics’ labor laws reform agenda.
“I have had an opportunity to meet Honourable Shava today where we discussed several issues. I want to appreciate the support we got from the government of Zimbabwe on our journey to promote labor issues.
“We have been working on several issues which include employment and we have been working very closely with the government of Zimbabwe in terms of promoting social dialogues,” she said.
The outgoing director also highlighted the importance of Zimbabwe’s vision 2030 agenda.
“I want to congratulate Zimbabwe for coming up with sustainable goals which are meant to promote sustainable development and on vision 2030 I wish Zimbabwe a fruitful journey,” she said.
The Second Republic is implementing laws that are aimed at restoring sanity in the labor force and one of the major developments includes the Labour Amendment Bill 2021 which has attracted interest among Zimbabweans.