In co-operation with Qatar Airways, the Ministry of Labour signed Monday, an agreement related to qualifying and employing cadres from the national workforce, exploring new horizons for Qatari jobseekers as well as employing them with the national carrier of Qatar.
The agreement was signed by HE Minister of Labour Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, and HE Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker.
Under this agreement, the Ministry of Labour will provide the necessary data of the candidates to Qatar Airways, after which the company will appoint them according to their required competencies and in proportion to the work needs.
In accordance with the agreement, Qatar Airways may submit its functional requirements to the Ministry of Labour, which in turn will provide the required number of national cadres to be appointed in accordance with the procedures and regulations of the national carrier.
The agreement also stipulates that Qatar Airways will supervise the process of qualifying human cadres, while providing the necessary training to develop their skills before integrating them into work if required, in addition to the ministry's provision of a service office specialised in labour affairs in one of the Qatar Airways buildings, to facilitate procedures and to speed up the completion of the required tasks related to the recruitment processes.
Both sides agreed to review the terms upon occurring changes during their implementation, as well as the possible amendments of the provisions by agreement of the two parties.
In his speech before the signing, the Minister of Labour pointed out the significance of this agreement in terms of employing national cadres and human resources and qualifying them to compete in the labour market, and expressed his pride that Qatar Airways, as the national carrier of Qatar, is one of the best airlines in the world and the fastest in terms of development and growth at the present time.
He also explained that the signed agreement comes to localise jobs in the private sector, which is in line with the visions and policy of both parties, noting that it also aims to set a framework for joint co-operation between the two sides to develop national cadres and to raise their capabilities to compete in the labour market.