Immigration department starts recruiting Saudi women

King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. (SPA file photo)
Updated 18 January 2018
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Immigration department starts recruiting Saudi women

RIYADH: Saudi females will be recruited at the rank of private to work in airports and land border-crossing points, the General Directorate of Passports has announced.
Registration and admission applications will be received from Jan. 21 to 25.
The directorate has set some conditions for the recruitment.
Female applicants must be born and raised in Saudi Arabia and between 25 and 35 years old (according to the identity card upon presenting the applications).
They should have a good reputation and be free of any breach of trust and integrity. They cannot be government employees, nor have served in the military field.
Applicants cannot be married to non-Saudis. The directorate will only accept candidates who fall into a specific height range (a minimum of 155cm) and whose weight is proportionate to their height.
They must be holders of a high-school diploma or equivalent, must agree to be interviewed according to the specified conditions, must be medically qualified for the military service and must commit to the specified shifts in any region, province or border-crossing in the Kingdom, under any circumstances.
Any applicant who presents information that turns out to be false will be excluded. The registration process does not mean a final approval. Applicants must attend training even if it is outside the city they work in.


Saudi Arabia's crown prince receives China's defense minister

Updated 4 min 39 sec ago
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Saudi Arabia's crown prince receives China's defense minister

  • Discussed relations, particularly in military and defense fields
  • Also spoke about developments in the Middle East

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister General Wei Fenghe on Tuesday at his office in Riyadh's Al-Maathar district

During the meeting, the two discussed relations between their nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities between the two.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East region and the efforts by both coutnries made exerted toward them.

More to follow.