JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal on Monday patronized the signing of six agreements for Prince Khalid Al-Faisal’s “Tomouh” project to train and employ 10,000 young men and women before the end of 2020.
This came on the sidelines of the project’s workshop, the “Tomouh Forum,” which was organized by the Makkah Emirate in cooperation with King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), with the participation of 200 companies as well as the province’s universities.
Prince Khalid said: “This project was achieved as a result of the wise policy adopted by the leadership of Saudi Arabia in all its previous, current and future plans. This is evident in the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which was launched to set an example of a developing country that is quickly turning into a developed one.”
The Makkah governor patronized the signing of several partnership agreements with a number of firms for training a group of Tomouh’s young men and women.
Among these firms were Saudi Aramco’s National Power Academy, Creet International Contracting Co., Zuhair Ahmed Zahran and Partners Contracting and Trading Co., Salem Saleh Al-Hareth General Contracting Co., Yaghmour Contracting and Maintenance, and Roziq Al-Jadrawi Contracting Co.The project will provide training courses in the English language, computer programming, information technology, self-development, office management, and career management in addition to hands-on training at several firms.
The Tomouh Project connects qualified professionals with the job market by introducing them to major companies. The group CEO and managing director of the KAEC, Fahd Al-Rasheed, said the governor’s patronage and visit to the forum was part of the continuous care and attention given to the KAEC and the prince’s efforts to develop the province.