Saudi Arabian aid agency reveals details of aid projects in Yemen

KSRelief issued an update on its Yemen Livelihood Improvement Project. (SPA)
Updated 17 February 2019
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Saudi Arabian aid agency reveals details of aid projects in Yemen

  • Over 100 families will benefit from the training programs, which included courses in entrepreneurship, sewing, first aid, photography, and mobile phone maintenance

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) concluded its vocational training programs for female heads of households in Al-Jawf governorate, Yemen on Saturday.
Over 100 families will benefit from the training programs, which included courses in entrepreneurship, sewing, first aid, photography, and mobile phone maintenance.
KSRelief also issued an update on its Yemen Livelihood Improvement Project aimed at providing job opportunities and improving infrastructure in targeted governorates across the country.


Saudi Arabia’s new labor initiatives to promote growth, nationalization

Ahmed Al-Rajhi, minister of labor and social development. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s new labor initiatives to promote growth, nationalization

  • The ministry has launched 71 services aimed at individuals and private establishments

RIYADH: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development is working on strategic partnership and integration with the business sector to stimulate growth and expand labor nationalization.
Ahmed Al-Rajhi, minister of labor and social development, announced the initiative during his meeting with members of Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI).
The ministry has launched 71 services aimed at individuals and private establishments. Many of these services are available through the “Qiwa” portal, and all of the services will be available via the portal before the end of the year.
Al-Rajhi said that the ministry would empower and support all those in the development field and specialized societies, and sought to double the number of specialized societies in the coming years based on the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 reform plan. The minister spoke about the launch of 45 development programs to enhance social initiatives and the growth of the nonprofit sector to help citizens rehabilitate their professional capacities.
Hisham bin Mohammed Kaaki, chairman of the board of directors at MCCI, said that the number of training courses provided last year to help prepare citizens for the labor market surpassed 65 courses, benefiting 5,815 citizens.