8,084 more Saudi female employees register with transporation program

8,084 more Saudi female employees register with transporation program
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Updated 16 December 2020

8,084 more Saudi female employees register with transporation program

8,084 more Saudi female employees register with transporation program

RIYADH: A total of 8,084 more Saudi female employees registered with the Human Resources Development Fund’s (Hadaf) Wusool program during November 2020.
Wusool is a transportation program for females that helps ease their daily commute.
The program aims to find solutions that reduce the burden of transportation costs for Saudi female workers in the private sector by providing them with subsidies from Hadaf for high-quality, safe and secure transportation services to and from the workplace, partnering with taxi companies through licensed smart apps.
It aims to increase the participation of women in the labor market and increase job stability.
Hadaf recently made amendments and updates to Wusool to ensure that the largest number of applicants benefitted from it. This comes as part of the fund’s support for women working in the private sector.
The fund recently raised the ceiling of financial support to SR1,100 ($293) per month for beneficiaries whose salaries range between SR6,001 and SR8,000.
Hadaf has also extended the support period for Saudi women employees registered with the transportation program to 24 months instead of 12 months.
The program covers 13 regions of the Kingdom. Women working in the private sector can register for the Wusool program by visiting http://wusool.sa.
 


Weather warnings issued across Saudi Arabia until Saturday

Saudi civil defense called on the public to be wary of the potential dangers of the severe weather conditions and to avoid places where torrents gather. Pictured the Eastern Province. (File/SPA)
Saudi civil defense called on the public to be wary of the potential dangers of the severe weather conditions and to avoid places where torrents gather. Pictured the Eastern Province. (File/SPA)
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Weather warnings issued across Saudi Arabia until Saturday

Saudi civil defense called on the public to be wary of the potential dangers of the severe weather conditions and to avoid places where torrents gather. Pictured the Eastern Province. (File/SPA)
  • Some areas should expect heavy rain that may lead to torrential flows and flooding

RIYADH: Weather warnings have been issued for several regions across Saudi Arabia starting from Wednesday until Saturday, the Kingdom’s civil defense said on Tuesday.
The authority warned of thunderstorms with light to moderate rain and brisk winds in the capital Riyadh, the Eastern Province, the Northern Borders Province, Jawf, Tabuk, and Qassim. It also warned some areas will experience heavy rain that may lead to torrential flows and flooding.
The civil defense also warned of thunderstorms with moderate rain and brisk winds in Makkah, Madinah and Hail.
The warnings were issued based on data received from the National Center of Meteorology.
The civil defense called on everyone to be wary of the severe conditions, to stay away from places that could flood, and to abide by the civil defense’s instructions and updates announced through media and social media outlets.