Bahrain, Saudi Arabia review cooperation in job localization programs

Riyadh, Aug. 15 (BNA): Minister of Labour and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Jameel bin Mohammad Ali Humaidan met with Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed bin Suleiman Al-Rajhi.

The meeting discussed ways to enhance technical cooperation in the areas of job localization programs and labor market regulation, as well as plans to integrate job seekers and develop human resources.

They reviewed the two kingdom’s plans in the field of training and qualifying citizens, in addition to the applied professional standards.

Al-Rajhi reviewed the most important developments in the labor market in Saudi Arabia, and the most important projects and initiatives launched in the framework of training and creating job opportunities, praising Bahrain’s position and leadership in regulating the labor market, noting its experience in enhancing social protection for workers through the unemployment insurance system.