The Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, assigned the Labour Minister’s Advisor, Mrs. Thiwalrat Angkinan, to preside over the commencement of the project to prepare the workforce with activities to promote careers and income in the course “40 massage postures to relieve diseases”. Heads of government agencies under the Ministry of Labour in Phetchaburi Province participated in the occasion at the meeting room on the 2nd floor, Phetchaburi Provincial Employment Office, Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi Province.
Mrs. Thiwalrat said that the government, under the leadership of Prime Minister and Minister of Defense General Prayuth Chan-ocha, and under the supervision of Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan and the Labour Minister, there is a policy to promote skills development for workers, including promoting employment and focusing on human resource development at all ages to be quality workers following the demands of the labour market. The focus follows the policy to promote quality health care tourism. The Ministry of Labour’s Phetchaburi Provincial Employment Office, therefore, launched the project to provide career guidance services to people of all target groups, to use the information to make the right decision to plan for further studies or choose a career. It also promotes occupations in main occupations, supplementary occupations, and taking work to do at home. It also focuses on developing information on occupational and Thailand’s industrial standards to be accurate and up-to-date as key information to support the effective career guidance process. The efforts can help to solve the problem of workers that do not have the skills in alignment with market demands and labour shortages and helps to reduce unemployment.
Mrs. Thiwalrat continued that workforce preparation is vital, and it is necessary to encourage people to have skills that match their needs and interests. This will reduce the issue of job-hopping or quitting their jobs, allowing them to have a sustainable career that advances and has reasonable income in following the labour market. It also supports the recovery of the tourism and service sectors and the opening of health tourism destinations according to government policies. This will help encourage participants to apply their knowledge to careers, generate income for themselves and their families, have a better quality of life, and become a valuable resource for the country’s economic and social system.
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