500 Saudis to work for aerospace manufacturing and repairing

Technical and Vocational Training Corp. (TVTC) Gov. Ahmed bin Fahd Al-Fuhaid and Yahya bin Hamoud Al-Ghoraibi, president and CEO of ALSALAM aerospace industry at the signing ceremony. (AN photo)
Updated 07 March 2017
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500 Saudis to work for aerospace manufacturing and repairing

JEDDAH: The Technical and Vocational Training Corp. (TVTC) group on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ALSALAM aerospace industry to train 500 young Saudi high school graduates for manufacturing and repairing programs.
Ahmed bin Fahd Al-Fuhaid, governor of TVTC, said the MoU is part of the group’s desire to strengthen the partnership with various government and private sectors to develop skills for young Saudis in technical and professional fields.
He also said the organization will work with ALSALAM to provide specialized training programs in technical fields that needed to run the company’s projects.
Al-Fuhaid added the trainees will join the programs in around 16 global technical colleges of TVTC for young men to acquire basic technical skills required for aerospace technical work, and to learn English.
The training program will continue for one year.
He pointed out the jobs at ALSALAM are according to the requirement of the labor market, which needs highly qualified Saudi youths to handle technical problems of aircraft, and through this training youth will qualify in aerospace technical and vocational training and will have suitable jobs in the sector.
Yahya bin Hamoud Al-Ghoraibi, president and CEO of ALSALAM, said the company wants to attract qualified young Saudis who take training from the TVTC global training institutes. After they qualify, young workers can contribute in technical and vocational fields of aerospace and support various industries including aircraft maintenance.
Fahad Al-Otaibi, spokesmen from TVTC, told Arab News that TVTC opens registration for young people interested in the training programs.
He said TVTC is targeting 500 youths so they can fulfill the requirements of 500 jobs in ALSALAM.


Saudi crown prince ‘hopes’ investments with India will create many jobs

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Saudi crown prince ‘hopes’ investments with India will create many jobs

  • Saudi Arabia expects investments in India to reach $100 billion in the next two years
  • Modi praised relations between the two countries after signing cooperation agreements

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said on Wednesday that he hopes that investments with India will create many jobs.

During a press conference with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman said Saudi Arabia expects investments in India to reach $100 billion in the next two years.

The Crown Prince also said that there were many opportunities for India and Saudi Arabia and added that relations between the two countries were historic.

Modi praised relations between the two countries after signing cooperation agreements.