Kuwait central bank initiative focuses on workforce development

KUWAIT, Kuwait’s top banker on Sunday highlighted the significance of a local initiative to bolster the workforce in the country’s banking sector, saying the broad endeavor also allows novice employees the chance to hone their skills.

The initiative entails varied training programs directed at employees of the banking sector, read a statement by the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), citing its governor Dr. Yousef Al-Hashel.

The programs are part of a plan that aims to have the careers of bank employees remain on a steady upward trajectory, CBK’s governor emphasized, saying an efficient workforce would help better serve the populace.

On other initiatives in the works, he said a program seeking to lure fresh graduates into the banking sector is coming up, in addition to other ones catering to researchers and economic experts.

Source: Kuwait News Agency