Members of the Shura Council expressed a package of observations on the report of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation. Member Atta Al-Subaiti called on the Foundation to clarify the number of graduates of the Foundation’s programs who have been attached to permanent work for the last five years. In order to judge the feasibility of training programs in the institution and the compatibility of its outputs with the labor market.
Dr. Hisham Al-Fares also called for expanding training programs ending in employment in partnership with the private sector, while Major General Pilot Ali Al-Asiri stressed the institution, in coordination with the relevant authorities, to adopt an on-the-job training policy that qualifies graduates to work in their specialties after graduation in the labor market.
In his intervention, member Zaher Al-Shehri called for the institution’s support to provide the necessary equipment to operate technical majors in the newly created colleges in line with its strategic plan.
In another axis, the Council discussed the report of the Saudi Space Authority and demanded that it adopt advanced space technologies and projects that serve all vital sectors in the Kingdom, evaluate the results of previous satellites launched by the Kingdom, and set a time plan for developing satellite technologies and missions. In the same session that took place yesterday (Tuesday), the “Shura” issued a decision regarding the annual report of the Supreme Judicial Council related to administrative and financial aspects, and demanded that the Supreme Judicial Council define the vision and mission for administrative and financial work, and clarify the strategic goals and initiatives intended for their implementation and intended to be achieved within The year of the report, the verified one, and the reasons for failure, if any.
In deliberating on the report of the General Authority for Food Security, the council requested activating its regulatory and supervisory role on the barley import sector to ensure that it reaches livestock breeders at the appropriate price, and in a way that achieves the interests of the seller and buyer and to conclude long-term bilateral agreements with food-exporting countries to the Kingdom to ensure the continuity of food supplies in times of crisis. .
In its decision, the Council affirmed that the Public Authority for Food Security should work on building a methodology to raise the level of skills of its employees and develop their capabilities, attract specialized human competencies and benefit from reliable technologies in enhancing food security. In another decision, Al-Shura urged the National Center for Wildlife Development to work on preparing electronic applications that include detailed interactive indicative maps for all protected areas, and to develop joint scientific programs aimed at qualifying and technically training national cadres, and to conduct comprehensive studies of the biological diversity of marine organisms in the Arabian Gulf and ways to preserve them. and coordination with the National Center for Waste Management to expedite the reduction of plastic waste pollution of coastal systems.
In another direction, Al-Shura called on the King Salman Academy for the Arabic Language to obtain the necessary approvals to open and operate centers for teaching Arabic to non-native speakers as soon as possible, and to coordinate and cooperate with the Education and Training Evaluation Authority to improve the complex’s products in the field of teaching Arabic to non-native speakers. And study his projects carefully and sufficiently before they are put forward to be a response to an actual and achieved need for efficient spending, and speed up the adoption of his updated strategic plan, and clearly define his programs, projects and initiatives, and link them to the objectives of his strategic plan, and update the performance indicators to ensure the measurement of achievements.
In its decision, the Shura Council called on the King Salman International Academy for the Arabic Language to expedite the formation of its Scientific Council, its approval and its inclusion in the organizational structure of the complex. Localizing the functions of the Al Khail Center
The Council approved its decision, which includes requesting the National Program for the Development of the Information Technology Sector to develop advanced training programs to qualify specialized technical national competencies in coordination with all parties related to the development of the information technology sector.
The King Abdulaziz Center for Purebred Arabian Horses also demanded the creation of prizes that encourage sound practices in the production and breeding of purebred Arabian horses (of Saudi origin and origin) and the work of a systematic plan to develop its own financial resources in order to achieve financial sustainability. And coordination with the relevant authorities to create an item within its budget to spend on the expenses of local and international shows and beauty competitions for purebred Arabian horses.
The Shura Council affirmed in its decision that the King Abdulaziz Center for Purebred Arabian Horses should work to localize its jobs in accordance with the nature of work in these jobs and the possibility of filling them according to a specific timetable.
Notes on the Decision Support Center report
During the session, the Shura Council also discussed the annual report of the Decision Making Support Center, and members of the Council made a number of observations and opinions. Dr. Sultana Al-Budaiwi called on the center to build a general framework for the competencies of workers in the fields of research and studies. While Dr. Saleh Al-Shamrani called for supporting the center’s efforts to raise the quality of its data, ensure its regularity, and benefit from it in research and studies.
Dr. Ali bin Ahmed Al-Qarni stressed the importance of the center having a communication plan based on the foundations of the center’s goals, functions and role in the state and society. While Dr. Osama Aref called on the center to communicate with universities and research centers, and to create partnerships to benefit from them in the fields of work of the center.