The Ministry of Industry will provide 20.000 new job opportunities in the industrial field next April; this after it was announced about 20.000 opportunities available in December 2012 whereas 14.500 had been applied and only 10.500 had been appointed so far, said Eng. Hatem Saleh, Egyptian Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade.
Eng. Saleh said, during the celebration of delivering the certificates to 708 trainees in the framework of the National Project for Training for Employment, one of the programs’ targets is to create jobs for the youth like mentioned program which aims to train, qualify and appoint 700.000 young men. Another program is called Egyptian Youth Empowerment (EYE), aims to train and operate one million young men within 7 years, in addition to a number of initiatives are being implemented in cooperation with numerous donor communities and the private sector.