One of Uganda’s most trusted labor exporting company, Middle East Consultant Ltd has flagged off another group of Ugandan youths going to work in the gulf states of Qatar and United Arab Emirates(Abu Dhabi and Dubai).
The dispatch of the group yesterday was briefed and facilitated by the company Managing Director Mr Gordon Mugyenyi at their head offices in Muyenga next to Italian Supermarket .
Of the 80 youths, 56 are headed to the world’s market city of Dubai to work as cleaners with a monthly remuneration of Ugx1.2m .
21 energetic young men will be working in Qatar as truck drivers earning Shs 3.4m while 3 people are going to be hotel waiters in Abu Dhabi all without being taxed by the gulf states, but will instead receive other benefits like free medical insurance, free daily meals, transport from and to their work stations and a free flight back to Uganda after the renewable 2
Speaking at the press briefing Mr Gordon Mugyenyi advised candidates 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.
The pre-departure briefing was graced by the guest of honor Moses Binoga the commissioner of police Incharge of Human trafficking in the ministry of internal affairs.
Binoga said that the government in 2005 Act allowed companies to export labor.
“We gave you MEC a license after doing due diligence and a series of assessments after being satified and so far its one of the companies that we never get complaints about from Ugandans it has taken to work abroad,” Binoga noted.
He added that all Ugandans who had gotten jobs abroad through Middle East consultant were now Uganda’s ambassadors and should work hard, be obedient and not squander their saving but raise Uganda’s flag high.
The Muyenga based company has now embarked on recruiting more 200 Ugandans to work as taxi drivers and interviews are scheduled for 6th this month.