Saudi General Authority of Zakat and Tax wins LinkedIn MENA Talent Award

GAZT has endeavored to create an appealing work environment, said the authority's DG.
Updated 06 October 2018
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Saudi General Authority of Zakat and Tax wins LinkedIn MENA Talent Award

JEDDAH: The General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) has been awarded a “LinkedIn MENA Talent Award” for recruitment in the Middle East and North Africa region in 2018. 

Director General of Human Capital Management at GAZT Mohammed Al-Harbi said: “GAZT has endeavored to create an appealing work environment, attracting outstanding national skills by using the LinkedIn network.” 

He added that GAZT became the fastest growing entity in this field in 2018, with a database of more than 80,000 candidates.

“We are striving to make GAZT one of the best tax administrations in the world, hence we accord great attention to recruiting and developing our human resources. To this end, we have implemented modern administrative systems to enable and motivate employees to discharge their tasks to the fullest, in addition to provide training programs for employees at the highest levels, where specialized training programs have been prepared in collaboration with the best training agencies to develop the skills of employees in various fields of work of the GAZT,” he said.

The annual LinkedIn awards ceremony held in Dubai was attended by Noura Al-Kaabi, UAE minister of culture and knowledge development alongside other government representatives.

The LinkedIn team analyzed the performance and results of more than 1,000 government entities and companies located in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Europe, South America and South Africa.
 


Pilgrims' city in Al-Jouf's Abu Ajram receives pilgrims from Iraq

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Pilgrims' city in Al-Jouf's Abu Ajram receives pilgrims from Iraq

JEDDAH: The pilgrims’ city in Abu Ajram, Al-Jouf governorate continues to receive Hajj pilgrims arriving from neighbouring countries via border crossings.
The pilgrims’ city receives on average about 2,000 pilgrims who cross into the Kingdom from Iraq via the Arar border crossing that will officially open in October, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The pilgrims are provided with all the services that they need in the city.
The city received 1974 pilgrims on Friday and they were received by scouts from Al-Jouf who helped to transport the elderly and the sick