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ALOLA Org. Training of Trainers Hosted the Norwegian Embassy in Baghdad.

The Minister Counsellor Mr. Roar Haugsdal and First Secretary Mr. Ole Danstad from the Embassy of Norway in Iraq met Alola Org. Manager and General Manager of Vocational Training - Labor Ministry while the Training of Trainers course was going on Beit Shabab Baghdad – Alwazyria on Sunday 17th January.2021.

The Manager of Alola Org. Mrs. Layla Mahdi welcomed the guests and thanked them very much for their support for women and youth entrepreneurship in Iraq and mentioned how important these kind of trainings for women are.

Mr. Roar Haugsdal told all attendees “we and all our partners are happy in fostering entrepreneurship for women and youth and creating jobs in Iraq”. He also stated that the Norwegian Embassy in Iraq supports these projects giving these target groups good opportunities to realize their own business.

At the same time, The First Secretary Mr. Ole Danstad added “the good result of this program encourages us to keep this kind of activity going on, and we are here today to meet and give our partners good support and see the work in action too”.

Mr. Haugsdal asked the attendees about feedback from the training or any other matters they are concerned about. Many of the Training participants took the opportunity and exchanged opinions.

The General Manger of Vocational Training and Labor Mr. Raid Jabbar spoke confirming how important the BIP training in Iraq for loan seekers are, and how the cooperation with Alola Org. gives particularly good results. He went on to say “We have a great need for additional qualified BIP trainers for Incubator Centers in all Iraq cities, the establishment of Incubator Centers in all Iraq, and the means to realize projects started and a good following up system”.

At the end of this sunny day, the program for the delegation of the Norwegian Embassy presented the ToT certificates to the training participants.