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Saudi Arabia to localize 6 new professions, creating 40,000 jobs

  • Publish Date

    July 6, 2021

Saudi Arabia has approved the localization of six new professions, as part of the Kingdom’s push to create more jobs for citizens, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development said in a filing.

The move aims to provide 40,000 jobs in legal advice, customs clearance, real estate activities, cinemas, driving schools, and technical and engineering professions, the ministry said.

The ministry’s plan for 2021 aims to deliver 203,000 jobs for Saudis, Minister Ahmed Al-Rajhi said at a press conference.

It has made several localization announcements since the start of the year.

Source: Arab News, https://arab.news/bfxd9