The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Modi, has approved of the signing of an agreement on the recruitment of Indian citizens to work in the Portuguese Republic between Government of Republic of Portugal and Government of the Republic of India.
This groundbreaking agreement would be setting an institutional mechanism for partnership and cooperation between India and Portugal on sending, accepting Indian workers. A Joint Committee will be set up to follow up the implementation of the same.
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Inking this agreement with Portugal will add new destination for Indian migrant workers in an European Union member nation, especially in the context of many Indian workers who have returned to India following the Covid-19 pandemic. It will provide new opportunities for skilled Indian workers and professionals. With the conclusion of this agreement, Portugal and India will have a formal arrangement for the recruitment of Indian workers. Indian workers would have enhanced job opportunities to work in Portugal. The Government-to-Government mechanism proposed in the agreement will ensure that the movement of workers happens smoothly with maximum support from both sides.