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4 November 2009

Oman and Turkey join WorldSkills

By WorldSkills International

Oman joins WorldSkills as its 51st Member
WorldSkills International (WSI) is pleased to announce its 51st Member to the Movement; The Sultanate of Oman. WSI’s newest Official Delegate is Mr Haji Faqir Mohamed Al Bulushi and the Technical Delegate is Mr Khamis Hamed Mohammed Al Hadhrami. At the General Assembly during the 40th WorldSkills Competition in Calgary, Canada, the Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Manpower was officially ratified as WSI’s 51st Member.

The Ministry of Manpower is a government body in-charge of training and employing Omani citizens. Training is carried out in a number of vocational training centres, institutes, and colleges of technology. Furthermore, the Ministry proposes and implements manpower general policies in line with the State economic and social objectives.

WSI looks forward to working with the Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Manpower in the future.

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ws_turkey_logo_r200_rgb_wws_250.gifSkillsTurkey joins WorldSkills as its 52nd Member
SkillsTurkey is now officially the Member Organisation representing Turkey in WorldSkills International (WSI). We would also like to welcome our new colleagues, Official Delegate Mrs Ayse Sever and Technical Delegate Prof. Dr Suleyman Tekeli.

Turkey participated in the 40th WorldSkills Competition in 4 skill areas:

  • Mobile Robotics
  • Floristry 
  • Fashion Technology
  • Cooking

The Ministry of Education, General Directorate of Technical Education is behind the management of SkillsTurkey. The General Directorate carries out vocational and technical education on a national level, promote it and supports the development of national and regional level projects.

The technical and financial support of SkillsTurkey’s participation in WorldSkills and EuroSkills is shared with Gazi University and additional protocols with Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Inisev.

SkillsTurkey’s secretarial duties are being managed by the European Union Affairs Section of General Directorate of Technical Education for Girls.

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