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The “Goal” fund supports the employment of 400,000 Saudis in the private sector during 2022

Today, Monday, the Human Resources Development Fund “Hadaf” in Saudi Arabia revealed its contribution to supporting the employment of 400,000 male and female citizens through its programs and initiatives to work in private sector establishments during the year 2022.

Turki bin Abdullah Al-Jawini, Director General of the Fund, said that the Fund works in accordance with an effective partnership with various government and private sectors to support and enable the sons and daughters of the country to have job opportunities in the labor market.

He added that the fund witnessed during the past year many transformations that came out of the leadership’s keenness to invest in human capital, quoting the Saudi Press Agency, “SPA”.

He explained that the growth in the number of subsidized employees who are employed and benefiting from the services and programs to support training, empowerment and guidance from individuals and private sector establishments, comes as part of the fund’s efforts to meet the changes and requirements of the labor market and improve its efficiency, keeping abreast of developments and taking into account the needs and priorities related to sectors, and developing programs to support training, empowerment and guidance directed at cadres. In line with and contributing to achieving the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the labor market strategy.

Al-Jawini stated that the number of male and female beneficiaries of the training, empowerment and guidance services and programs provided by the Fund during the past year exceeded 1.49 million beneficiaries, and the number of establishments benefiting from the Fund’s services during the same year exceeded 138 thousand establishments in various sectors of the labor market and from various regions of the Kingdom, drawing attention The total sums spent on training and empowerment support programs during the past year amounted to 6 billion riyals.

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