The Municipality of Bsharre announced an initiative that aims to activate the local workforce amid the unprecedented ongoing crisis in Lebanon.
In a statement, the municipality invited all young men and women interested in working within the city of Bsharre or the Arz (Cedar) region to head to its building or to one of the mayor’s offices to provide information about themselves.
The required information is the applicant’s full name, mobile and landline numbers, their profession, and their field of expertise, and it serves “to circulate a list of the names of the human workforce to use their services when needed.”
To complement this, the municipality also asked professionals interested in employing young people with experience to visit the same centers to provide information about their type of work, conditions, and the size of the manpower they are seeking.
The move comes within the framework of supporting local employment in all agricultural, tourism, industrial, and free professions, such as construction, painting, carpentry, security, and others, according to the statement.
“The aim is to encourage the exchange of experiences within the city in a first step towards empowering Bsharre‘s youth, opening job opportunities for them, and motivating them to stay in the city and invest in it.”
The municipality also requested that all professionals and employers provide more work opportunities to locals and reduce the reliance on foreign laborers, in order to emphasize the support for Lebanese youth in light of the prevailing economic conditions, within fair working conditions.