New project to reduce youth unemployment in KSAs small towns
Author: Sajjad KandySun, 2018-04-29 00:35ID: 1524951383194745700
JEDDAH: The Governorate of Makkah region, in cooperation with King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), plans to launch a project to qualify, train and employ 10,000 young male and female university graduates in small towns in the region before the end of 2020, in coordination with more than 200 companies and institutions in those towns.
The project aims to raise the level of qualification and training for young people of the region and to reduce the level of unemployment, as well as raise their economic standards and reduce their migration to larger cities, thus contributing to the development of the community.
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal said that universities and companies need to go beyond the local environment and reach the surrounding community by having an effective contribution to development.
He instructed the universities and their branches, and companies in the region to train and qualify graduates of these universities in accordance with the requirements of the labor market, and that both universities and companies should cooperate to provide employment opportunities for them.
Prince Khaled reviewed the achievements of the cooperation between the Makkah governorate and KAEC in the training and employment of young men and women.
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