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Qatari recruitment platform reactivated

9. Nayef Steitieh as Minister of Labor
Minister of Labor Nayef Steitieh. (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Minister of Labor Nayef Steitieh signed on Wednesday a three-year memorandum of understanding with the Doha-based Suhail Industrial Holding Group, with the aim of employing 200 Jordanians annually in Qatar in the areas of vocational training, vehicle maintenance, and entrepreneurship.اضافة اعلان

Attending the signing was Qatari Ambassador to Jordan Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Bin Jassim Al-Thani and representatives of the Qatari ministry of labor.

Steitieh directed to keep the Qatari recruitment platform active, which aims to attract Jordanian talents and employ a total of 20,000 Jordanians in the Gulf Arab state. So far 9,500 Jordanians have been employed through the platform, and efforts are underway to employ an additional 10,000 Jordanians in the Qatari labor market.

The minister noted that the process of selecting applicants for job opportunities is carried out by companies and the private sector in Qatar in partnership with the chambers of industry and commerce, adding that the ministry is communicating with a number of countries to create similar platforms with the aim of marketing Jordanian talent.

The Qatari ambassador voiced hope that other Qatari companies follow suit and launch similar initiatives as that by Suhail Industrial Holding Group to fulfill the directives of the leaders of both countries.

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