968 hired at MoM’s job fair

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat - The Min­istry of Man­power (MoM) said that 968 job seek­ers have been re­cruited at a spe­cialised job fair.

Yusuf bin Said al Matawa, as­sis­tant di­rec­tor gen­eral of re­cruit­ment, MoM said that the job fair was held for three days.

Al­to­gether 2,200 job seek­ers hav­ing bach­e­lor’s de­gree, high and vo­ca­tional diploma in en­gi­neer­ing and tech­ni­cal spe­cial­i­sa­tions par­tic­i­pated in the fair.

Matawa said that 108 pri­vate sec­tor com­pa­nies hav­ing over 1,600 va­can­cies took part.

Matawa said that 750 job seek­ers were in­ter­viewed on the first day, 749 on the sec­ond and 107 on the last day.

Rashid bin Hamood al Sawafi, man­ager, health, safety and en­vi­ron­ment de­part­ment, Gal­far En­gi­neer­ing and Con­tract­ing Com­pany, said, “We had 48 jobs on of­fer but re­cruited nine of them.”

A Turk­ish com­pany hired 70 job seek­ers in the area of en­gi­neer­ing.

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