The Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) has been considering the need to transfer 59,000 Kuwaiti employees from public sector to private sector by 2030, reports Al- Qabas daily.
The daily quoting a source added the number represents a quarter of the total public sector employees calculated at 238,000—according to Civil Service Commission statistics.
He also said the program has set its consultative plan stretching to 2030 to prepare the national manpower, indicating the plan will increase national products and provide job opportunities to reduce unemployment.
He stressed the program targets an estimated 10,000 jobless individuals for various training programs. It will ensure they are placed in the private sector to contribute to national economic development instead of joining the world of willing idleness in public sector. He reiterated the program will use various training activities to encourage students to seek employment in private sector.