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Saudi job hunters handed more than $100 million in March

Saudi job hunters handed more than $100 million in March
Some 13,910 Saudi job seekers were able to find job opportunities in the month of March, 2019, through a Labor Ministry initiative called TAQAT. (SPA file photo)

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Saudi Arabia's Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) on Wednesday kept SR430 million ($111.8 million) in the financial balances of 284,000 individuals through its national occupation chasing activity TAQAT, the Saudi Press Agency announced. 

"The quantity of recipients achieved 147,000 young fellows and 137,000 young ladies," HRDF said. "Of these 13,910 had the capacity to secure position openings in March through TAQAT, including 7,619 young ladies and 6,291 young fellows." 

The HRDF is controlled by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development as a team with Saudi Arabia's private part. It offers preparing projects and workshops to TAQAT recipients to upgrade their abilities and help them secure position openings in the work advertise. It additionally enables possibility to deal with their CVs and employment applications. 


The quantity of Saudis looking for work achieved 970,229 amid the final quarter of 2018, as indicated by information from government offices' authoritative records. 

The joblessness rate among Saudi guys remained at 6.6 percent, contrasted with 32.5 percent among Saudi females amid the final quarter.