Uganda: Qatar Offers Ugandans 40,000 Jobs

The government of the State of Qatar has offered 40,000 jobs to Ugandans beginning 2017, to participate in the 2022 World Cup preparations as well as raise the Ugandan population working there.

According to a press release issued by Uganda’s embassy in Saudi Arabia, the Qatar government announced the offer on Friday after a meeting between its minister of administrative development, labor and social affairs Dr. Eisa Saad Aljafali Al-Naimi and Hajjat Janat Balunzi Mukwaya, the minister of gender, labor and social development, at Qatar’s capital Doha.

“The ministers held preliminary discussions about the Uganda-Qatar bilateral labor framework and exchanged drafts of the proposed agreement for review before the signing ceremony expected in early 2017,” the release reads in part.