968 hired at MoM’s job fair
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.