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Monday, 5 March 2018

ILO agrees to extend implementation of its Better Work Program in Egypt until 2018’s end

The International Labor Organization (ILO) has given Egypt preliminary approval to resume its Better Work Program until 2018’s end, according to a Trade and Industry Ministry statement. The extension is expected to pave the way for international companies to lift their bans on importing merchandise manufactured in Egypt, Minister Tarek Kabil said, noting that the Walt Disney Company had lifted its ban in July thanks to the ILO program. The ILO began implementing the program in Egypt last May to improve working conditions and boost business competitiveness.

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