World Bank donates $55M for Turkish employment

Grant will be used to find jobs and educate people
ANKARA: Turkey and the World Bank signed a grant agreement worth €45.45 million ($55.7 million) to support employment for Turkish citizens and Syrian refugees, the country’s official gazette said Wednesday.
The agreement was signed between the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and International Bank For Reconstruction and Development, as the manager of World Bank’s fund.
Within the scope of the agreement, Syrian and Turkish people will be supported to find a job, learn skills and get an education.
The refugees will also get a chance to learn the Turkish language.
Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) will run the program under terms of the agreement.
Turkey, as the largest refugee hosting country in the world, hosts more than 3.5 million Syrian refugees.–AA

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