Bin Laden group to hire 20,000 skilled Pak workers

Saudi-based Bin Laden Group, founded by the father of slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, plans to hire 20,000 skilled workers from Pakistan for one of its projects in Jeddah.

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2011, 18:57 PM IST

Islamabad: Saudi-based Bin Laden Group,
founded by the father of slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden,
plans to hire 20,000 skilled workers from Pakistan for one of
its projects in Jeddah.

Sajjad Anwar, General Manager of the Bin Laden Group,
told Mumtaz Akhtar Kahloon, Chairman of the National
Vocational and Technical Education Commission (Navtec), here
that his company needed 10,000 carpenters and an equal number
of masons for a five-star hotel being built in Jeddah.

Anwar met the Navtec Chairman as part of a delegation
of the Pakistan Investor Forum in Saudi Arabia. The delegation
was led by Hajab Gul of the Organisation of Islamic
Conference.

Kahloon assured the delegation that Navtec would train
the workers at its vocational and technical institutions and
prepare them as per the required standardised curricula and
demand, the Dawn daily reported.

PTI