Saturday, February 17, 2018

Govt aims to boost IT jobs through IDB loan *

The Ministry of Planning and Development said on Wednesday that it was certain that an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan and grant agreement would lead to the growth of the information technology sector in this country, along with high-paying jobs for well-qualified nationals of T&T.

In a statement, the Planning Ministry referenced the Global Services Promotion Programme, which is a loan and grant agreement funded by the IDB and being implemented by the ministry.

The aim of the loan is to drive T&T's economic transformation/diversification using information technology enabled services (ITeS), to broaden opportunities in other economic sectors, especially with the current challenges in the oil and gas industry.


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