Tamkeen to support 22 firms at expo
Manama, May 15, 2013
Tamkeen has announced its support for 22 enterprises at the Bahrain Training Before Work Expo which is set to take place at the Gulf Hotel on May 15 and 16.
This is in line with Tamkeen’s strategic initiatives to provide support and boost the productivity and skills of individuals and enterprises, a statement from the organisation said.
The annual event was officially inaugurated by the Minister of Labour, Jameel Humaidan, in the presence of high ranking officials, local business owners as well as heads of training and educational institutes.
The Tarweej scheme, one of the many business support schemes under Tamkeen’s flagship enterprise development support programme, is helping to back the firms.
Mohammed Bucheery, acting vice president for private sector support, Tamkeen, said: “At Tamkeen, we are committed to our strategic initiative to provide support for providing education and training for young Bahraini graduates, at the same time, also support the different training institutes that provide such training and education. We are confident that the expo will provide an excellent platform for the participants to showcase their education and training portfolios.”
The scheme enables companies to maximise their exposure through local, regional, and international exhibitions, the statement. All eligible enterprises in Bahrain may benefit from the scheme, but need to apply one month in advance of the desired event, the statement said.
Tamkeen has allocated over BD126 million ($332.3 million) to the enterprise development programme to date, and more than 5,500 enterprises in Bahrain have benefited from it to date.
In addition to Tarweej, it also includes Istishara to assist in the strategic planning and determining vision and goals of the company, Techania to provide support for the purchase of latest enterprise-related tools and equipment, Jawda to assist in the design and application of world-class quality standards, Tasweeq to support the creation and implementation of effective marketing and communications strategies, the large enterprises support scheme which allows large enterprises to acquire industrial machinery and technology and the legal services support scheme, which provides access to a wide range of legal support services. – TradeArabia News Service