BEWG to meet at Hyderabad on July 27th


First-ever meeting of BRICS Employment Working Group (BEWG) to outline the agenda for labour & employment track in BEWG is scheduled to take place during July 27 and 28 at Hyderabad.

Bandaru Dattaraya, Minister of State, Independent Charge, for Labour & Employment, will address the meeting.

During this meeting at Hyderabad, there will be Sessions on Finalization of BEWG, Presentation by ILO on Employment Generation for Inclusive Growth, Presentation by India on Possible Social Security (PSS) Agreements amongst BRICS nations and talk on Draft BRICS Ministerial Declaration – the release said.

The BEWG meet is a prelude to BRICS Labour & Employment Ministerial Meeting under the Indian Presidency, to be scheduled during September 27 and 28 at Agra.

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