Nearly 16,000 job vacancies in Free Trade Zones – observes BOI

Nearly 16,000 job vacancies in Free Trade Zones – observes BOI

Nearly 16,000 job vacancies in Free Trade Zones – observes BOI

Written by Bella Dalima

20 Aug, 2014 | 7:28 pm

The Board of Investment notes that there are close to 16,000 job vacancies in Free Trade Zones in the country. The majority of these jobs are available to women.

The Board of Investment notes that there are 1,398 vacancies in the Katunayake Free Trade Zone. Furthermore, the BOI notes that there are 1,200 vacancies in Seethawaka, and close to 13,000 vacancies in other free trade zones spread across the country.

Labourers between the ages of 18 and 30 are required to fill these vacancies. The BOI further notes that 70 percent of all job vacancies are in the apparel sector.

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