Bahrain labour market issues analysed

The Education and Training Development Committee held a meeting last week at the Gudaibiya palace to review the progress of the Education and Training Development Project since its launch.

By Suad Hamada (Bahrain Beat)

Published: Sun 18 May 2014, 8:38 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 5:32 AM

The meeting which was chaired by Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, also reviewed and endorsed the Labour Market’s Observatory Project aiming to collect and analyse the labour market’s data, identify the problems it is facing and give updates on the present and future job opportunities available.

The project will make it easy for decision-makers to strike a balance between the job demand and the labour market’s needs. It also aims to highlight the future requirements of the labour market which in turn will also enable parents and students to make the right choices regarding their studies and job selection.

Bahraini initiative on ‘Home Projects’

Arab Social Development Affairs ministers have adopted Bahrain’s initiative “Home Projects”, to be submitted to the Fourth Arab Economic and Social Development Summit.

The technical secretariat has been tasked with rewriting the initiative in light of the remarks of the heads of delegations who participated in the session before presenting it to the executive office of Arab Social Affairs ministers in its upcoming meeting.

This was decided in the extraordinary session held at the conclusion of the fourth meeting of Arab Social Affairs Ministers’ Council, which was chaired by Social Development Minister Fatima Mohammad Al Belushi in the Jordanian capital Amman.

Bahrain-Saudi Arabia rail link

Transport Minister Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed said last week that the route of Gulf Railway Tracks on Bahraini territories will be charted within two months in order to be linked with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The minister said that the tender to upgrade and overhaul public transport bus terminals all over Bahrain has been awarded to a specialised contractor.

Manama as the Capital of Arab Youth

4-Shabab Global Organisation has lauded Bahrain’s designation as the first Capital of Arab Youth 2015.

Manama was chosen by Arab Youth and Sports Ministers unanimously in recognition of the pivotal role being played by Bahrain youths in particular and Arab youths in general worldwide.

4-Shabab Deputy Chairman Mohammed Al Ansari said Bahrain has always been keen and attentive to the uplift of youth societies adding that the Arab youth in general and Bahraini youth in particular have proven their capacity to push the wheel of sustainable development and community renaissance.

Al Ansari expressed gratitude to the General Organisation of Youth and Sports (GOYS)’s chairman Hisham Al Jowder on the occasion of this worthy accomplishment and whished youths further advancement, progress and prosperity.

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