Saudi Arabia restricts driver jobs at ride-hailing apps to Saudis only

General view shows the cars on the street, after curfew lifted, which was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 24, 2020. (Reuters)
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Updated 01 April 2020

Saudi Arabia restricts driver jobs at ride-hailing apps to Saudis only

RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development announced on Wednesday that it will restrict jobs for transporting passengers through ride-hailing apps to Saudis only. 

The decision announced on Saudi Press Agency aims to create more job opportunities for Saudi youth and contribute to supporting the Saudi economy.

The ministry stressed on the importance of abiding by the decision, stating that the penalties will be applied to the violating establishments.


KSRelief continues water supply project in Yemen

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KSRelief continues water supply project in Yemen

HAJJAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) continued the implementation of its water supply and environmental sanitation projects in a number of directorates in the Yemeni Hajjah governorate.

Between May 14-20, approximately 101,000 liters of healthy drinking water and 202,000 liters of water for other purposes were pumped into tanks, benefiting a total of 5,600 people.

The projects come within the framework of the Kingdom’s relief efforts to improve the living conditions of Yemenis through the country’s humanitarian crisis.

KSRelief has implemented 1,295 projects worth $4.4 billion throughout the world. 

In Yemen, KSRelief has carried out hundreds of humanitarian projects, including initiatives in the health sector, food security, education, emergency communications, and sanitation.