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Tamkeen revamping programmes as part of ‘efforts to maximise benefits’

Tamkeen revamping programmes as part of ‘efforts to maximise benefits’

Tamkeen’s Chief Executive Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi confirmed that Tamkeen is currently in the midst of revamping the Enterprise Development Programme and Training and Wage Support programmes, in line with its efforts to enhancing the sustainability of the impact of the support and maximizing their benefits as per market requirements.

With regard to the Training and Wage Support Programme, Mr Janahi said in a statement that, when receiving applications will be resumed, applications concerning the hires made during the applicable suspension period while the programme was being revamped will be evaluated in accordance with the new terms and conditions which aim to broaden the opportunities for a wide range of individuals and enterprises.

The retroactive evaluation of the applications of the individuals employed during the application suspension period will ensure that Bahrainis continue to benefit from the programme. Qusay Al Arayed, Chief Executive for Customer Support and Operations at Tamkeen noted that the revamped Training and Wage Support Programme would contribute to supporting the employment of Bahrainis in the labor market by incorporating a broader segment of individuals to enhance their employment opportunities.

Mr. Al Arayed went on to add that in line with the efforts to achieve the objectives of enhancing the impact of the support programmes for a broader segment of enterprises and individuals and in line with best global practices in this regard, the support, the categories of support for the Training and Wage Support Program will be expanded from two to four categories.

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