Sat, 28 Apr 2018 - 07:29 GMT
Minister of Planning Hala Al-Saeed - FILE
CAIRO – 28 April 2018: An official session of talks between Oman and Egypt was held Saturday on the sidelines of meetings of the Arab Administrative Development Organization (AADO) in Cairo, scheduled for 29 and 30 April.
The Egyptian delegation was chaired by Minister of Planning Hala Al-Saeed who met with the Omani Minister of Civil Service Sheikh Khalid bin Omar Al Marhoon.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed mutual interests and cooperation between the two countries. Moreover, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the National Management Institute in Egypt and the Omani Institute of Public Administration.
The Egyptian-Omani MoU aims at boosting the skills and capabilities of government employees; it comes within the government plan to polish the efficiency of state institutions and employees and combat unemployment.
Minister of Planning’s Advisor Ahmed Kamali stated earlier that Egypt needs to provide 700,000 job opportunities to limit the increase of the unemployment rate, and this number should be exceeded to reduce the unemployment rate.