4 ministries implement Saudization to create jobs

The program intends to focus on each region’s potential, and implement decisions to ensure empowerment of youth and women. (SPA)
Updated 21 August 2017
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4 ministries implement Saudization to create jobs

RIYADH: Four ministries are implementing the government’s job-Saudization program in various regions of the Kingdom.
They comprise the ministries of interior, labor and social development, municipal and rural affairs, and trade and investment, with the participation of the General Directorate of Passports. The ministries agreed to follow up on implementation via field committees.
The program intends to focus on each region’s potential, and implement decisions to ensure empowerment of youth and women.
It also intends to create a decent and stable work environment, and develop incentives to encourage the business sector to Saudize jobs.
The ministries will seek appropriate mechanisms to develop workers’ knowledge and skills. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has signed agreements with tourism facilities to support the Saudization of jobs.


Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow

Seven Saudi films from young local directors streamed during the exhibition. (SPA)
Updated 18 June 2018
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Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow

JEDDAH: The Saudi Cultural Exhibition in Moscow, organized by the General Culture Authority on the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup, has concluded its activities and events.
The four-day exhibition attracted a large number of visitors, who were informed about Saudi culture, art and heritage through short films, traditional costumes, folkloric shows, and books translated into Russian.
There were also various pavilions, including for Arabic calligraphy, Saudi hospitality, Arabic coffee, henna and fine art, as well as one aimed at children. Seven films by young Saudi directors were screened, and were well received by audiences.
Seven Saudi films from young local directors streamed during the exhibition.
The exhibition was part of the General Culture Authority’s efforts to inform people about Saudi culture, art and identity.