Mohammed Obaidullah Al-Mutairi, first Saudi labor attache in the Philippines

Mohammed Obaidullah Al-Mutairi
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Updated 08 September 2020

Mohammed Obaidullah Al-Mutairi, first Saudi labor attache in the Philippines

  • Al-Mutairi worked in the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in different positions

Mohammed Obaidullah Al-Mutairi has recently been appointed as the first Saudi labor attache in the Philippines.
Saudi Arabia is also planning to appoint similar attaches in Egypt, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.
Al-Mutairi obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration at King Abdul Aziz University. He did a master’s in business administration from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK.
Al-Mutairi worked in the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in different positions. During his over 18-year association with the ministry, he served as the director of the ministry’s department of wage protection from 2018 to 2020. He worked as head of the workers’ committee between 2016 and 2018.
From 2011 to 2013, he served as the director of the ministry’s department of performance measurement and incentives.
The newly appointed labor attache has completed several training courses such as an executive diploma in administration from an administration institute in Oxford. He also did a course on security and diplomatic skills from the Riyadh-based Prince Saud Al-Faisal Institute for Diplomatic Studies.
Al-Mutairi has participated in a number of meetings of the bureau of experts held at the Council of Ministers to discuss the International Labor Organization’s accords and agreements. He also represented the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in a consular consultative committee to Beijing in 2018. Al-Mutairi represented his ministry at the meetings of the Saudi-Finnish joint committee held in Helsinki in 2017.


Saudi cybercamp to train jobseekers in programming

Updated 18 September 2020

Saudi cybercamp to train jobseekers in programming

A cybercamp to train jobseekers in the field of programming has been launched in Saudi Arabia.
The Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf), in cooperation with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones (SAFCSP), will run the skills initiative as part of the Tuwaiq Cybercamp training program.
Fifty trainees will take part in the learning scheme which will provide information on iOS and Android app programming, individual mentoring sessions, and practical application with certified programming certificates.
The accord also aims to provide support toward maintaining future job security.