A migrant labourer poses during a lunch break as he works on a construction site on October 3, 2013 in Doha in Qatar. (AFP PHOTO/AL-WATAN DOHA/KARIM JAAFAR)
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Qatar has promised to improve its labor laws, a member of the European parliament visiting the Gulf Arab state said, after persistent criticism from human rights group over its treatment of workers.Richard Howitt, a member of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights who visited Doha this week as part of efforts to help Qatar reform its labor laws, said Qatari officials were working on new legislation to improve conditions for foreign workers in the Gulf Arab state.The European Parliament subcommittee on human rights, which is looking into the issue of sports and human rights, last month decided to help Qatar introduce labor reforms after a hearing with several witnesses including human rights groups and the UN's International labor Organization.
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