May 18, 2024

Pakistan PM’s aide in Saudi Arabia to discover employment alternatives for countrymen


ISLAMABAD: Jawad Sohrab Malik, particular assistant to Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on abroad Pakistanis, is on his first official go to to Saudi Arabia that’s aimed toward fostering collaboration and exploring employment alternatives for the Pakistani workforce within the Kingdom, in response to the Pakistani Ministry of Abroad Pakistanis and Human Useful resource Improvement (OP&HRD).

Saudi Arabia has initiated a number of groundbreaking initiatives which can be anticipated to considerably affect the Pakistani labor market. Among the many key initiatives that will likely be a part of discussions are the Pink Sea Mission, Improvement Plan of Extension of the Holy Metropolis of Makkah, Jabal Omar, Leisure Tourism Initiatives, New Taif Metropolis, the NEOM Mission, Qiddiva Mission — The Capital of Leisure Sports activities, Diriyah Gates, AlUla — UNESCO World Heritage Web site, Hammaya Program, King Salman Park and Inexperienced Riyadh.

These initiatives supply in depth alternatives for employment, particularly in fields reminiscent of synthetic intelligence, Web of issues, media coverage, technique and analysis, well being and security specialists, undertaking coordination and managerial technique, monetary modeling, eco-system-based administration specialists, senior water scientists, local weather motion administrators, managers of geo-thermal vitality, photo voltaic era specialists and others.

The go to will deal with main mega growth initiatives which can be set to open huge employment avenues for unskilled professionals generally and for expert professionals particularly from Pakistan, in response to the ministry of abroad Pakistanis.

“Throughout the go to, the discussions may even revolve across the evolving labor market traits in Saudi Arabia. The SAPM, throughout his conferences with Saudia Arabia’s Minister for Labor, Vice Minister of Labor and high Saudi Firms, will spotlight the necessity and advocate for extra alternatives for Pakistani expert and unskilled labor workforce in a broader vary of sectors, together with development, hospitality, providers, nursing and care,” the ministry stated in a press release.

“The SAPM may even persuade Saudi counterpart for hiring Pakistani staff over these from different nations by presenting the aggressive benefits of Pakistani expert and unskilled workforce. Recognizing the present predominance of Pakistani staff in decrease talent classes in Saudi Arabia, the SAPM will emphasize the significance of increasing alternatives for professionals and extremely expert people as effectively.”

It stated the go to could be significantly targeted on the NEOM Mission, a significant growth endeavor in Saudi Arabia.

“The SAPM has deliberate to suggest the dedication of a particular quota for Pakistani expert and semi-skilled staff for NEOM and different upcoming initiatives,” the assertion learn. “Moreover, the discussions will embody a proposal for Saudi Arabia to determine a state-of-the-art Talent College in Pakistan, additional aligning the 2 nations of their pursuit of financial transformation. Collaboration within the coaching of Pakistani staff to fulfill the rising wants of the Saudi labor market and improve their abilities and capabilities may even be a key level of dialogue.”

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have deep cultural, protection and financial ties, deeply rooted in historical past and faith. The Kingdom is residence to over two million Pakistanis, making it the most important contributor to remittance inflows into the South Asian nation.

The go to goals to align Pakistan’s workforce with Saudi Arabia’s financial transformation program beneath Imaginative and prescient 2030, a strategic growth framework meant to chop the Kingdom’s reliance on oil, and foster a robust partnership for mutual profit, in response to the ministry of abroad Pakistanis.

It additionally goals to boost essential remittances, contributing to the steadiness of Pakistan’s financial system and supporting the financial well-being of households that rely solely on these monetary inflows.