Attract Youth Interest to Venture in Construction Industry

Touching on the issue of unemployment and the success of the 'Manpower Planning And Employment Council, MPEC, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Ingenieur Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Development stated, the ministry also upholds efforts in broadening the interest, knowledge, skills and confidence of local graduates, specifically youths, to venture into the construction industry sector. This, the Minister of Development explained, is in line with MPEC's efforts in ensuring the rate of unemployment in the country can be controlled, and explore areas that can provide job opportunities.

Yang Berhormat said that this includes the role of the Ministry of Development as the pioneer for the Manpower Industries Steering Committee, MISC construction in which the ministry continuously works together with industry regulator agencies as well as education institutes in efforts to improve local workforce employment skills and ensure local job seekers and graduates get relevant skills and efficacy in the construction industry.

Source: Radio Television Brunei