Government Plans 7.2 Million New Jobs by 2022

The government is embarking on an ambitious employment generation program to create 7.2 million new jobs until 2022, surpassing those achieved by the two previous administrations. The additional jobs are expected to come mostly from the construction, manufacturing and BPO industries. The construction industry, which posted a 16.2%-growth in the third quarter, currently has a shortage in skilled workers…

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