More than 18,000 Omanis employed to the private sector

More than 18,000 Omanis employed to the private sector
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Updated 21 March 2018

More than 18,000 Omanis employed to the private sector

More than 18,000 Omanis employed to the private sector

DUBAI: Oman’s Ministry of Manpower announced that 18,344 citizens have been employed in various private sector institutions across several governates in the Sultanate, national daily Times of Oman reported.
The appointments came during the period between December 2017 and March 2018 as the government continues its push to provide job opportunities for Omani nationals.
Of those employed were 12,277 men and 6,067 women, with construction, wholesale and retail trade, and manufacturing sectors witnessing the highest recruitment level.
Construction hired 32.8 percent of those employed, wholesale and retail trade accounted for 14.3 percent while manufacturing hired 13.3 percent.