Career Fair for Saudi women offers 1,356 job opportunities

A Saudi female job seeker talks to a company representative. (Reuters)
Updated 12 October 2018
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Career Fair for Saudi women offers 1,356 job opportunities

JEDDAH: In an effort to help Saudi women who are on social security programs find work, a special job fair recently offered them 1,356 opportunities.

Organized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, the career fair aims to provide young Saudis with suitable job opportunities and help increase communication between the private sector and the providers of training services that specialize in human resource development.

Women attending the event were briefed about the ministry and the various work-related programs offered by affiliated entities.


US Secretary of State Pompeo meets with Saudi King Salman

Updated 54 min 30 sec ago
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US Secretary of State Pompeo meets with Saudi King Salman

  • The US chief diplomat was greeted at Riyadh airport by Saudi Foreign Minister and ambassador to Washington

RIYADH: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with King Salman in the Saudi capital on Tuesday on what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The US chief diplomat was greeted at Riyadh airport by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and ambassador to Washington Prince Khalid bin Salman, an AFP correspondent reported.

“I hope you are comfortable here,” the king told Pompeo, according to the reporters. Pompeo responded, “Thank you for accepting my visit on behalf of President Trump.”

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