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Over 40,000 jobseekers employed in private and public sector units

1 Jan 2022

Muscat – The government of the Sultanate of Oman, under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, exerted efforts to provide employment for jobseekers in the public and private sectors.

Employment was provided for as many as 40,594 jobseekers until mid-December 2021. Among these, employment procedures for 5,910 are underway.

Employment was made through the direct announcement of job vacancies, replacement of non-Omanis, employment-linked training programmes and on-the-job training programmes.

The government also exerted efforts to ensure more than 45,708 private sector workers were not laid off, or exposed to mass termination of services or reduction of salaries. The efforts included negotiation with employers, who were urged to keep the services of the employees or transfer them to other sections to benefit from their services there.

As many as 10,305 Omanis benefited from the Job Security System.

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