Sharjah helps keep workers warm by gifting winter clothes and blankets

Sharjah:The initiative by the Labour Standards Development Authority (LSDA) is part of its 'Warm Winter' campaign, started by the Sharjah Charity International (SCI), to help keep workers warm. Salem Yousef Al Qaseer, chairman of LSDA, said the move is part of the labour authority's efforts to ensure workers' health and safety during the winter as well as in the summer

"Extending support to workers comes in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, who has always stressed the important role played by workers in the (emirate's) development process," he said.

The LSDA team distributed the bags to workers from three construction companies, namely Fast, Al Hamad and Al Wathba Contracting.