Iraqi parliamentarian delegation in Saudi Arabia

Updated 15 November 2017
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Iraqi parliamentarian delegation in Saudi Arabia

BAGHDAD: A senior Iraqi parliamentary delegation is visiting Saudi Arabia in the context of rapprochement between Riyadh and Baghdad.

The delegation is expected to meet King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir.

The delegation will also hold meetings with Abdullah ibn Muhammad Al ash-Sheikh, the chairman of the Shoura Council, and members of the council.

The head of the Iraq-Saudi Friendship Committee stressed that the visit will witness the announcement about the formation of this committee which aims to enhance cooperation between representatives of the two nations, facilitate the work of governments, and set up agreements serving the interests of both countries.


Civil service ministry launches national training program for public sector employees

Updated 21 January 2019
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Civil service ministry launches national training program for public sector employees

  • The “National Program for Rehabilitation and Training of Human Resources Personnel and Leaders in Government Agencies” which aims to expand the skills of government personnel
  • The training program is in line with the Saudi Vision 2030

JEDDAH: A national program aimed to train public sector employees in the field of human resources management has been inaugurated by the Ministry of Civil Service on Sunday.

The “National Program for Rehabilitation and Training of Human Resources Personnel and Leaders in Government Agencies,” which aims to expand the skills of government personnel, is in line with the country’s Vision 2030, according to the ministry.

“The Ministry of Civil Service will spare no effort in carrying out the roles entrusted to it to advance administrative development, including the modernization of the working environment in the public sector,” said Minister of Civil Service Suleiman bin Abdullah during the inauguration.

The program will explore best practices in human resources management in the public sector, and will discuss the basic principles of the employee life cycle. It will also train employees on methodologies of workforce planning, how to motivate employees to achieve their career objectives, how to foster a culture of group work, as well as highlight the role of digital technology in human resource.

Only Saudi nationals who have a college degree are eligible to join the program.

Government agencies will nominate the eligible employees, who will then be enrolled in a five-day course on human resource, where their abilities to obtain a certificate from UK-based Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development will be assessed. Successful candidates will finish a one-year training module, consisting of classroom and on-site activities.