Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Labour Minister opens career expo in hospitality, tourism sector

A career expo in the hospitality, tourism and services sector , organised by the Labour and Social Development Ministry was held on July 24-25.

The two-day expo is within the National Employment Programme, and in line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, to find suitable job opportunities for the citizens at the private sector, and to intensify the Labour Ministry’s efforts to integrate job-seekers in attractive labour market sectors with rewarding wages.

Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, opened the expo, held at the Ministry’s premises in Zayed Town, in the presence of MPs, as well as economic and social functions.

1000 jobs opportunities are offered in the career expo targeting holders of diplomas, as well as university and secondary education certificates, 500 of which, covering all managerial, supervisory and technical fields, are offered by 55 participating institutions, and 500 others are offered by the Labour Ministry and cover various hospitality and tourism facities in the kkingdom.

Commenting on the event, Humaidan stressed that specialised career expos support the Labour Ministry’s efforts to integrate job seekers in the labour market through motivating business owners in various sectors to offer quality job opportunities to the citizens.

Such expos also indicate the national economy’s ability to generate value-added jobs, and contribute to maintaining unemployment rates at secure and stable levels, he said.

He added that the government has paved the way for the hospitality and tourism sector to flourish and attract Bahraini human resources, citing the recent opening of the Vatel Bahrain – International Hospitality School, in addition to the existing specialised hospitality and hotels institutes.

Northern Govenor, Ali bin Al-Shaikh Abdulhussain Al-Asfoor, lauded the expo, noting that it targets one of the promising labour market’s sectors.

He affirmed the Northern Governorate’s keenness to support the Labour and Social Development Ministry’s projects aimed at integrating national competencies in the labour market, increasing the Bahrainisation rate and improving the citizens’ wages at the private sector.

MP Ahmed Al-Damistani hailed the Labour Ministry’s initiatives aimed at facilitating Bahraini youth’s access to the labour market, praising the focus on the hospitality, tourism and services sector, given its steady growth and its job opportunities that appeal to Bahrainis.

He called on job seekers to take advantage of the available training and employment opportunities, praising the Labour Ministry’s positive response to lawmakers’ initiatives in the field of employment of national competencies.

MOST READ

“Thank You, and Well Done!” HH Shaikh Nasser Congratulates Bahrain National Football Team Players

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, and President of the Supreme...

‘AGU’ Participates in Seminar on Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Conversion

The British Council, in cooperation with the Science and Innovation Network (SIN) in the UK, recently hosted a seminar titled “waste-to-energy (WtE) conversion” discussing...

Bahraini Athlete among nominees for Female World Athlete of the Year 2019

Bahraini champion Salwa Eid Naser, has been selected as a nominee in the 2019 World Athletes of the Year.She is one of the 11...

Bahrain Airport Company rolls out new ICT software (Oracle Fusion) to improve efficiency

In line with ongoing efforts to progress with its digital transformation strategy, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has become the first company in the Kingdom...

Naughty or Nice: Celebrate Diwali your way

Whether you feel naughty or nice this Diwali, Spices Restaurant at Crowne Plaza Bahrain will ensure that you are able to celebrate Diwali just...

‘A Gift of Gold’ offers at Malabar Gold & Diamonds

Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of 250 outlets spread across the globe has...

Facial Oils for Rejuvenation

Facial oils is a nourishing skincare product that can do wonders for your skin. Used correctly, they work as wonderful anti-ageing products for wrinkle...

German delegation visits Almoayyed International Group

Mr. Armin Rock and Mr. Alexander Jung a delegation from HSM Germany met Mr. Srinivasan, Director & Chief Executive Officer - International Operations of...

Your Opinion Matters! Help Improve the Quality of ID Service Centers with ‘Tawasul’

Now, you can have a direct hand in shaping better future standards of government centers with the ‘Tawasul’ National Suggestions & Complaints System mobile...

BPW Launches its “Art & Career” Incubator in Al Frieh Dar Al Fonoon Gallery

Under the patronage of Tamkeen's CEO Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, Bahrain International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW) has launched its second leading...

Huawei launches pre-orders for the Watch GT 2

Next generation smartwatch promises elevated user experience and unrivalled battery life Huawei’s next generation smartwatch, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 46mm and 42mm series are...

Fraxel Laser Therapy

Acne scars, stretch marks, igmentation, pores, wrinkles have been a challenge for dermatologists to treat and it has proved to be an area of...

UNEECO, Mr. Abdulrahman Juma: Bahrain’s Unique Business Icon

When it comes to business, he is one of the greatest visionaries that Bahrain can boast of. Building a successful corporate entity over the...

VIVA extends support to Bahrain Deaf Society for professional training course on sign language skills

The corporate social responsibility arm of VIVA Bahrain, VIVA Jusoor recently extended support to Bahrain Deaf Society with sponsorship of professional sign language skills...

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Initiates Fund for Sports and Youth Projects

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs and President of the Supreme...