Over 10,000 people get jobs through NEP

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AMMAN — Through the National Employment Program (NEP), launched by the government in April, 10,115 people were gainfully employed, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

The number of men beneficiaries reached 4,471 and of women 5,644; moreover, 771 people benefited from the National Aid Fund (NAF), 388 men and 383 women, and that the national employment program listed 39,627 vacancies for various professions.

Some 702 companies signed employment agreements with the Ministry of Labor, which helps connect job seekers, companies and factories by registering them on the program’s platform.

NEP, “Tashgheel” provides 60,000 job opportunities for Jordanians in the private sector, aims to create job opportunities, and trains workers.

The program trained a number of institutions and employees from the ministries of labor, youth and local administration in all governorates to assist companies and the youth search and applying for jobs.

The program targets 18 to 40 years old; of these 7 percent benefited from the NAF program.

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