Indonesia commits to protecting workers overseas hinh anh 1Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marsudi (Photo: antaranews)

Jakarta (VNA) - The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on March 11 that it is committed to bringing policy innovations and better protection for Indonesian citizens working overseas.

The message was conveyed by Minister Marsudi during her visit to Singapore.

To provide service to Indonesians overseas, starting on April 1, 2018, all Indonesian representatives overseas will gradually apply an Information System of Indonesian Citizens Service and Protection accessible in the Peduli WNI website.

Peduli WNI website is a service system for Indonesians overseas which is integrated online with national civil data of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Immigration, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, and employment data of the Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI) and the Ministry of Manpower.

During a meeting with around 4,500 Indonesian workers in Singapore, Marsudi launched three innovations on Indonesian workers protection, which are the Indonesian worker card for seamen; Job Order Online, an application for private recruitment agencies and working partners; BPJS On I-PIS, a data integration of the Workers Social Security Agency for Indonesian workers in Singapore.

These innovations will help the Indonesia Government, competent bodies and enterprises closely monitor Indonesians overseas.

Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore Ngurah Swajaya said the Embassy will do its utmost to deliver the best services for Indonesian citizens in Singapore.-VNA