Saudi HR fund, Lucid Motors to train 1,000 Saudis in electric vehicle industry

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Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF) and Lucid Motors have signed a memorandum of cooperation to train 1,000 Saudis in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, HADAF said in a statement.

The cooperation framework will support training 1,000 Saudis to work in specialized and vocational jobs at the company.


The training will be held in the US, the statement said, adding that those trained will assume their jobs when the Lucid factory opens at the King Abdullah Economic City.

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Cooperation between Lucid Motors and HADAF includes enhancing employment and training opportunities and examining professional and training needs to offer suitable support.

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Investment Khalid al-Falih said in May that construction has begun on the Lucid Motors electric vehicle factory in the Kingdom.

Earlier in October, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah al-Swaha said that Saudi Arabia will manufacture and export more than 150,000 electric cars in 2026.

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