Muscat: For creation of an electronic link between the Ministry of Manpower and the Central Bank of Oman to monitor wages a meeting was held on Monday.
The Ministry of Manpower held its third meeting under the chairmanship of Salim bin Naseer Al Hadhrami, Director General of the Directorate General of Planning and Development and Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Manpower for Labour Affairs.
During the meeting which was attended by officials of Central Bank of Oman (CBO), the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI), and other government organisations, it was decided to follow up on the creation of an electronic link between the Ministry of Manpower and the Central Bank of Oman to monitor the wages of private sector workers.
The meeting began with a presentation on the wages protection project. It was followed by a live demonstration of the electronic system for the protection of wages and to clarify the working mechanism and the requirements of the programme in the next stages. The focus of the visual presentation was on the results of the project and the next stage plan.
The preparatory stage of the project is complete as the technical team of the Ministry of Manpower and the CBO have examined its performance to receive and classify data, depending on the differences in salaries and statistics as required.
The programme actually became operational on March 23, 2014. The next phase will witness the actual implementation of the programme in the form of following-up with the companies. Various stages of the programme will be implemented according to the commercial grades, starting from the excellent and international class to the fourth grade, as per the announcement to be published in the official newspapers.