Saudi aid agency celebrates work, looking forward to more achievements

KSRelief Supervisor General Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah speaks during a reception for its staff to celebrate Eid Al-Adha. (SPA)
Updated 19 August 2019

Saudi aid agency celebrates work, looking forward to more achievements

  • Saudi Arabia has spent $87 billion in humanitarian aid to 81 countries in the past two decades

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) held a reception for its staff to celebrate Eid Al-Adha in the presence of the aid agency's supervisor general, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah.

Al-Rabeeah congratulated the attendees on the occasion.

“We are gathered today with every year’s determination and commitment to giving and achieving,” he said.

“The center has become a beacon of the Kingdom’s bright image that has reached 44 countries through more than 1,000 projects,” Al-Rabeeah said, stressing the support provided by the leadership.

“We look forward for more achievements with a fresh start and strong determination to reach perfect levels of humanitarian work with your dedication and perseverance,” he said.

Over two decades, Saudi Arabia has spent $87 billion in humanitarian aid to 81 countries, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Al-Rabeeah said since 2014, more than 1,011 humanitarian aid programs worth $3.5 billion have benefitted 44 countries, primarily Yemen, Palestine, Syria, Somalia, Pakistan, Indonesia and Iraq.

 


Saudi Civil Service Ministry links up with 90 other agencies

Updated 13 December 2019

Saudi Civil Service Ministry links up with 90 other agencies

RIYADH: The Ministry of Civil Service, through a strategic partnership with the e-government program “Yesser,” has linked central databases with 90 government agencies representing more than 86 percent of public sector employees.

The database connection was secured after the agencies completed the requirements for sending human resources data through the government integration channel according to the classification of groups specified by the ministry.

The ministry, represented by its Digital Transformation Agency, has provided more than 27 electronic services on its website, serving government agencies and public sector employees.

This includes the “Eltizam” (commitment) service to provide human resources data including personnel data, jobs, salaries, qualifications, leave and performance evaluation.

There is also the “My Career Data” platform, which enables civil servants and human resources specialists to review and correct data, providing access to historical career records and administrative transactions.

King Salman recently issued directives to government agencies to complete electronic connectivity with the Ministry of Civil Service, to provide human resources data within 120 days.

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What is Yesser?

It is a program that works as a link among Saudi government agencies in their e-transition journey. Yesser establishes, develops and manages several e-government initiatives and products in Saudi Arabia using the highest technical and security standards.