Over 1,000 Myanmar workers sent to S Korea under EPS within 2 months

A total of 1,040 Myanmar workers have been despatched to the Republic of Korea through the Employment Permit System (EPS) in January and February this year, according to the Myanmar Embassy in Seoul.

Workers include 345 manufacturing workers, 28 CBT manufacturing workers, 236 re-entry manufacturing workers and 374 agriculture and livestock workers and 57 construction workers. The South Korean government is officially re-accepting Myanmar workers after the Covid-19 pandemic, and 1,293 Myanmar workers were sent in August, 978 in September; 1,169 in October, 728 in November and 599 in December.

An overseas employment recruitment agency saw off Myanmar workers at the Yangon International Airport and the labour attaché of the Myanmar Embassy in Seoul welcomed them at Incheon Airport. 

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

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