Saudi Technical and Vocational training program aims to empower youth

Saudi citizens interested in registering for a course as part of Otqin 4 can apply via the website: ctc.tvtc.gov.sa. (SPA)
Updated 17 November 2018
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Saudi Technical and Vocational training program aims to empower youth

  • “This program is providing citizens with technical and self-development skills, spreading a professional culture, developing self-reliance,” Kadsah explained

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian government’s Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) is currently running a community training program — Otqin 4 — offering 16-hour evening courses in a number of different subjects including electrical engineering and cybersecurity for men, and “hairdressing and beauty” for women.
Two weeks into the program, TVTC director general in Makkah Faisal bin Aqeel Kadsah said 723 students have completed a course in Makkah. The program runs for another two weeks.
“This program is providing citizens with technical and self-development skills, spreading a professional culture, developing self-reliance,” Kadsah explained.
“The program has attracted civilians, military personnel, private sector workers, retirees, in addition to a number of people recovering from drugs in coordination with the competent authorities,” he said.
Saudi citizens interested in registering for a course as part of Otqin 4 can apply via the website: ctc.tvtc.gov.sa


Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

Updated 22 July 2019
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Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam water initative launched for Hajj

  • The initiative will be carried out under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah
  • The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims

DUBAI: The undersecretary of the Hajj Ministry for Religious Affairs, Hussein Al-Sharif, sponsored “Al-Zamzami Al Sagheer” initiative and program launched by Al-Zamazema office.

The Spokesperson of the Al-Zamazema office, Amir bin Faisal Obaid, said that the initiative will provide Zamzam water to pilgrims. 

Zamzam water comes from the Zamzam well located in the Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah. It is believed in the Islamic faith that it is a miraculously generated source of water from God.
Saudi Arabia aims to provide the pilgrims with high quality and efficient services, a statement by the Al-Zamazema office said. 

The efforts are in line with the current developments taking place in the Kingdom under King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad, the statement added. 
Services will be provided to all pilgrims coming from outside the Kingdom.

The initiative will be carried out under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.