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Reorganized Manpower Council meets

Minister of the Interior and Chairman of the Manpower Council Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz yesterday chaired the first meeting of the Council following its re-formation, which admitted representatives of the private sector into its membership. The meeting was attended by all members of the Council, plus the presidents of the chambers of commerce and industry in Jeddah and Dammam as well as the Ministers of Civil Service, Higher Education, Education, Finance and National Economy, Industry and Electricity, Commerce, Planning, and Labor and Social Affairs. Welcoming the new members, Prince Nayef said the Council's re-organization reflects the State's interest in the vital and growing role of the private sector in economic and social development in general and in the field of the manpower in particular.