Move to provide advanced technological skills
KUWAIT CITY, July 21: Director General of the Public Authority for Youth (PAY) Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi says the authority has offered 857 free training opportunities to Kuwaiti youth with the cooperation of Huawei Technology Company in order to provide them with advanced technological skills in this field and enhance their competitiveness in the local labor market, reports Al-Shahid daily.
In a recent press statement, Al- Mutairi explained that the technological fields covered by these courses, which are being held online, are industrial intelligence, network design, cloud computing, data management and 5G technology for communications.
Huawei grants accredited certificates to those who pass these courses after they pass the tests supervised by the company that enable them to obtain jobs, especially in the private sector.
A number of young trainees have already completed the courses and obtained these certificates. They are awaiting the other trainees to complete these courses. These courses are based on a strategic partnership with the Chinese company Huawei.
The high turnout of young people to register for these courses “exceeded all expectations”, which indicates an increase in the level of awareness among young men and women about the importance of technology in shaping their professional future Al-Mutairi revealed that the participation of women in these programs was distinguished, as their participation exceeded 40 percent of the beneficiaries of these courses. He affirmed that the authority is sparing no effort in working to provide opportunities for Kuwaiti youth by building partnerships with various government agencies and the private sector.
Al-Mutairi said the authority’s partnership with Huawei is a strategic partnership with the aim of opening horizons for Kuwaiti youth to engage in the labor market according to the requirements of this era, indicating that the two parties work together to implement innovative projects in the future. He assured that the two sides will focus on providing unique opportunities to young people that will contribute in strengthening their talents and make them more competitive with their peers in these fields in implementation of the basic objectives of the vision “New Kuwait 2035”.
Al-Mutairi stressed that the authority works continuously and diligently to increase opportunities for young people with the aim of promoting leadership and empowering them, affirming the authority’s firm belief that preparing generations in a proper and appropriate manner is the way to achieve progress and advancement in the society and that this work is a shared responsibility of state institutions inside and outside the government sector.