Al-Asadi discusses with the Director of the International Trade Center mechanisms to support the projects of the Ministry of Labor

The Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Ahmed Al-Asadi, discussed with the Executive Director of the International Trade Center mechanisms to support the Ministry’s projects.

During the meeting, according to a statement by the ministry, with the director of the center and the representative of the center in Iraq, the minister discussed the projects put forward by the ministry and the projects of the trade center in coordination with the ministry, including the savvi project for agriculture and training young people on agricultural grants and small projects.

The meeting also discussed assistance in setting up an effective mechanism to follow up on income-generating loans to be useful in employing young people. The possibility of raising the level of women’s participation in the labor market was also discussed.

The meeting touched on the “House” project, which is building low-cost homes and distributing them to low-income citizens. It is a project in which the International Labor Organization, the United Nations Population Organization and the International Trade Center participate in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Construction and Housing. The director of the center expressed their willingness to support this important project.

It was agreed to hold meetings in Iraq in order to discuss the projects of the Ministry of Labor, especially the professions platform project to support job seekers, which the ministry recently launched.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency