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Tamkeen committed to supporting quality opportunities for local talent

The Chief Executive of the Labour Fund (Tamkeen) Husain Rajab has reiterated the importance of the recently held Economic Recovery Forum.

He praised the commitment by all parties in implementing the initiatives of the Economic Recovery Plan, which positively impacts the national economy and creates high value sustainable jobs for local talents especially in high potential sectors, and achieve the desired results of financial sustainability.

Tamkeen’s Chief Executive praised the success of the forum held under the patronage of Shura Chairman Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh and organized by the Shura Council in cooperation with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF).

He noted the Kingdom’s achievements in enhancing HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s comprehensive development, supported by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, as well as the continuous cooperation between all entities that comprise Team Bahrain.

“The excellent results achieved thus far as a result of the economic recovery plan, particularly in the targeted sectors, reflect Bahrain’s efforts and swift progress toward the successful implementation of the priorities outlined in the Economic Recovery Plan within the timeframe planned,” he said.

Tamkeen’s Chief Executive highlighted during the first panel discussion that focused on Human Capital Development that “Tamkeen” launched its new programs on January 26, 2022 as part of the 2021-2025 strategy, in which the 16 programs aim to develop the local Bahraini talent and incentivize high potential sectors.

He noted that since the launch of the programs the number of approved applications reached over 9,300, with funding support reaching over BD 39 million.

Tamkeen introduced seven human capital programs with the objective of ensuring Bahrainis are the employee of choice and remain competitive in the current and future markets.

Tamkeen continues to build on 15 years of achievements, while focusing on its core mandate to make Bahraini individuals the employees of choice in the labor market through programs and initiatives that aim to upskill and reskill the local workforce, combined with supporting enterprises that create high-value sustainable jobs for the local talent.

The Chief Executive stressed that Tamkeen seeks to achieve its mandate in line with the economic recovery plan by supporting all sectors while focusing on incentivizing the high-potential sectors that contribute to increasing productivity, stimulating investment, and creating employment opportunities with the objective of creating positive impact.

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