National Employment Program hosts discussion on Oman Vision 2040, labour market trends

Muscat – The seminar, held at the Middle East College, focused on bridging the gap between academic and contemporary workforce trends, fostering alignment with the evolving needs of Oman’s labour market to achieve sustainable development objectives.

Engineer Ghassan bin Fadl Bait bin Sulayem, head of the economic stream at the National Employment Program, highlighted global economic trends and emphasized the importance of aligning local economic strategies with these trends. Discussions centered on the importance of diversifying commercial activities, investing in renewable energy, promoting foreign investment, and enhancing tourism infrastructure.

He also provided insights into Oman Vision 2040’s directives across various economic sectors, including technology, innovation, industry, logistics, mining, fishing, and agriculture.

The session delved into labour market dynamics, focusing on emerging trends such as self-employment, part-time and remote work arrangements. Key topics included the establishment of employment governance committees, the promotion of Omanisation initiatives to enhance local job opportunities, and the prioritization of employment for Omani nationals across all sectors. The discussion underscored the importance of fostering local talent and maximizing the contribution of Omanis to the Sultanate’s economic growth and development initiatives.

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