Saudi Arabia to employ inmates during Hajj

Employment would be according to qualifications and requirements. (SPA)
Updated 24 May 2019
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Saudi Arabia to employ inmates during Hajj

  • Employment would be according to qualifications and requirements

JEDDAH: The Saudi Project for the Utilization of Hajj Meat (Adahi) on Wednesday discussed with the Directorate General of Prisons the establishment of a partnership to enable inmates and parolees to work during this year’s Hajj season in supervisory and technical professions. 
A meeting was held at Adahi’s headquarters in Jeddah in the presence of its supervisor Ruhaimi bin Ahmed Ruhaimi, directorate representative Col. Ibrahim Al-Harthi, and companies and institutions contracted with the project.
Employment would be according to qualifications and requirements, and is in line with the Vision 2030 reform plan’s aim to reformulate the concept of rehabilitation, Ruhaimi said.


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman begins Asia trip

Updated 25 June 2019
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman begins Asia trip

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began an official trip to South Korea and Japan on Tuesday.
The visit comes after an invitation from South Korean President Moon Jae-in and based on the directives of King Salman, the royal court said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA.
He will meet with the president and a number of officials to discuss bilateral relations and issues of common interest.
The crown prince will also head to Japan after Korea to head the Kingdom’s delegation at the G20 summit in Osaka on Friday and Saturday.
During his visit to Japan, the crown prince is expected to meet with several heads of states and senior officials, among them Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the Kremlin.