BiH signed international agreements on employment with Serbia, Slovenia, Germany (for medical caregivers) and Qatar, and negotiations are in progress with Montenegro, said Deputy Director of the Agency for Labour and Employment, Zeljko Tepavcevic.
He added that conclusion of the contract with Croatia, Russia, Germany (for all occupations) is proposed, as well as with other countries where BH citizens traditionally go to work.
According to data from the Agency, in the first eleven months of last year, 4,228 workers from BiH received a work permit in Slovenia, and in comparison to 2015, it is an increase of 57.44 %. In Slovenia are mostly demanded drivers, welders, bricklayers, electricians, carpenters, and locksmiths.
When it comes to Germany, one we have signed the contract for medical caregivers, and staff that have completed medical school – general or pediatric.
Last year in this way in Germany went 1,079 people from BiH, and in comparison to 2015, it represent an increase by about 25 %.
On the question whether there is a need in the international labor market for workers from BiH, Deputy Director of the Agency for Labour and Employment estimated that such a need exists and that it has always existed.