Muscat: The Minister of Labour on Sunday signed an agreement with the University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS) to qualify and employ national cadres with BSc degrees and enroll them in on-the-job training programmes, in addition to the replacement of 300 expats with Omanis.
The agreement was signed by Sayyid Salim Musallam Al Busaidi, Undersecretary for Human Resources Development and Dr Said Hamad Al Ruba’ee, UTAS Chairman.
The agreement aims to qualify and employ national university degree holders and enroll them in on-the-job training programs in the UTAS.
The ministry will provide the candidates with a monthly grant for 8 months. The ministry will be also responsible for their assessment and supervision.