More than 80,000 jobs created in logistics sector: Minister

25 Feb 2018
POSTED BY Y Magazine

More than 80,000 jobs have been created in the logistics sector, Dr. Ahmed Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications informed Majlis Al Shura on Sunday.

The Minister was responding to a question from Hamoud Al Yahyai, president of the Shura Council’s social department, regarding the government’s plans to train and improve the youth. “We have set a target of employing 80,000 people in the sector by the year 2020 and we are now exceeding that target by providing more than this number in the aviation, ports and logistics sectors,” the Minister replied.

Al Futaisi also said that a number of its employees have been sent abroad to train them in the field of railways.

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