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Labour minister opens employment forum

By JT - Nov 02,2017 - Last updated at Nov 02,2017

AMMAN — Labour Minister Ali Ghezawi on Wednesday inaugurated the National Forum for Increasing Employment Opportunities, organised by the Labour Ministry in partnership with the German International Cooperation Agency/Enhanced Productivity Programme (GIZ /EPP), the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

In his remarks, Ghezawi affirmed, in the presence of the Regional Director of the GIZ in Jordan and Lebanon Michaela Baur, that poverty and unemployment are the biggest challenges facing the economic and social progress in any developing society.

The minister said the government is seeking to address unemployment by providing jobs for youth through innovative ways. Baur highlighted the objectives of the forum in bringing stakeholder in the field of employment to reach a unified solution to unemployment.



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