Damascus, SANA- An expo for employment and job opportunities, organized by al-Bajaa Group for Expos and International Conferences and sponsored by Syriatel telecommunications company, kicked off on Saturday at Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus.
More than 80 public and private companies will be taking part in the Job Fair. Job seekers will be allowed the opportunity to get in touch with companies and submit job applications to them directly.
The three-day expo, which is dubbed “Our country’s people are our responsibility”, will include 24 specialized symposiums tackling the strategic tracks of social and economic growth and development in the protocols and programs of employment and training.
An interactive exhibition involving a number of economic, industrial, commercial, tourist, scientific, educational, financial, insurance, media and services establishments and parties will be held.
In a press statement, Tourism Minister Bishr al-Yazigi affirmed that the Ministry supports all events, fairs and conferences that would contribute to reactivating the economic movement and providing job opportunities to the Syrian skills.
He expressed hope that such job fairs would be a real and effective link between the establishments offering jobs and job seekers.
The Minister noted that the ministry has established a special department to connect graduates of tourism universities and specialized institutes with owners of tourism facilities aimed at improving the capacities of young workers in the tourism field.