KUWAIT: The manpower authority's official spokesperson and public relations manager Aseel Al-Mazyad said the authority will hold a training course for senior students titled 'My Career' in collaboration with the vocational guidance department and Injaz Society. Mazyad added that the course is part of the authority's strategy to train youth and develop their skills to prepare them for the labor market.

"The course will be held online via the Zoom application in the period of September 7 to 9. It will be held for two hours daily from 4 to 6 pm and will be open to Kuwaitis aged 18 to 24, who will be trained on time management, verbal and written communication, interviews and the concept of leadership," she added, noting that the course will be taught in Arabic.

Field visit
Separately, Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Housing Affairs Rana Al-Fares paid a field visit to the East Taima housing project site to follow up on work progress. Speaking during the visit, where which she met the housing authority officials and the site manager, Fares said work in the project was going well according to schedule, stressing that 84 percent of construction has been concluded so far.

Electronic archive
In other news, Ministry of Electricity and Water's assistant undersecretary for power grid affairs Mutlaq Al-Otaibi announced that the ministry plans to electronically archive the blueprints of all buildings built since 1959. Otaibi added that this step comes within the ministry's plans to digitalize all its services with the aim of facilitating access to building information as well as various procedures.

"The blueprint unit has so far scanned 70 percent of the blueprints," he stressed, noting that the scanned documents include buildings built in the period between the beginning of the 1990s until 2019, and that the remaining buildings of the 1960s and 1970s are relatively limited due to the construction boom at the beginning of the 1990s. Translated by Kuwait Times from Al-Anbaa