Saudi Arabia imposes a huge ban on foreign employees, a notification issued
Riyadh: Another major ban has been imposed on foreign employees in Saudi Arabia, which notification has also been issued.
According to Arab media, Minister of Manpower and Social Welfare Engineer Ahmad al-Razi has issued a schedule of a ban on foreign employees in the private sector's nine trade sectors.
According to the ministry of manpower, the deadline for implementation of the decision has been set August 20, Meanwhile, the ministry has been quoted as saying that Saudi workers should be assigned to replace foreigners in sanctions in the postponement period.
The Saudi government is pursuing a campaign of Saudization to eliminate unemployment and provide them with greater employment opportunities for its own citizens.
According to a new decision by the Ministry of Manpower and Social Welfare, only Saudi citizens will work to sell coffee, tea, honey, sugar, spices, water, beverages, fruits, vegetables, and Dates, the foreign employees Will not be employed for any of this work.
According to the report, grain, various seeds, flowers, plants and agricultural goods will be sold by the Saudi citizens only. Besides, books, stationery, various fields related to students will also be limited to the Saudis.
The sale of gifts, luxury goods, handicraft products, toys, meat, fish, eggs and dairy products, edible oils, cleaning products, plastics and cleaning products has also been decided on Saudization.
From August 2020, up to seventy percent all these trade activities will be allocated to the Saudis.