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The MoLHR and M.H Alshaya Company have signed an agreement to train and employ a minimum of 375 young Bhutanese job seeker in the first year. In each batch the academy will train 100 trainees for duration of 8 weeks. The training is fully sponsored by the M.H Alshaya Company. Upon completion of the training they will be sent to work under different fashion and retail chain of stores. The number and areas of occupation will be increased and diversified later based on the performance of the people employed in the first year.
This program is targeted to graduate job seekers particularly female job seekers in view of suitability of the occupation for employment and to reduce the rising female unemployment in the country.
Speaking at the occasion the senior vice president of human resources from M.H. Alshaya Mr. Nic Beesley said that the company would continue to build long lasting professionalism and mutually productive business.
The Director of the Department of Employment Jamyang Galeg said that Bhutan has invited a high level delegation from M.H . Alshaya Company between April 30- 1 May , 2014 and agreed to explore the possibilities of collaboration of Bhutanese youth in their company and described about the whole back ground of the programe.
The Academy was inaugurated by the Labour and Human Resource Minister at the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences in the capital on Wednesday.