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Govt. Increases Minimum Age Limit Of Migrant Workers

Jan 26, 2011 12:27:39 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The government has decided to increase the minimum age limit for a migrant domestic worker from 18 to 21 years.

The Cabinet has granted approval to a proposal made by the Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Dilan Perera.

According to statistics, 50 percent of Sri Lankans migrating for foreign employment are females of which, a large category goes as domestic workers.