Minister highlights role of Tanfeedh at international labour conference

GENEVA: During the 106th session of the International Labor Conference held in Switzerland, Shaikh Abdullah bin Nasser al Bakri, Minister of Manpower, delivered a speech during the general session at which he highlighted the Sultanate’s achievements in developing relations with the private sector to provide environment friendly job opportunities, such as the renewable energy projects. He also highlighted the Economic Diversification Programme ‘Tanfeedh’ and its role in enhancing the private sector role in tourism sector as it is one of the promising sectors in terms of generating job opportunities.
He also highlighted the “Sharaka’’ programme and its role in providing a unique infrastructure for dialogue between the government and private sector to ensure economic diversification and development and enhancing entrepreneurship.
He also highlighted the role of the Sultanate in training and development to supply the labour market with qualified human resources.
The general session discussed, as well the report of the Director-General on the green initiative — providing decent and environment friendly job opportunities. It also discussed the chairman of the board of director of the International Labor Bureau.
The Sultanate’s delegation comprised Ministry of Manpower, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the General Federation of Oman Trade Unions (GFOTU). — ONA