Nov 28, 2017
GOLD & JEWELRY SHOPS WILL FINE WITH SR 20,000 IF AN EXPAT WORKER FOUND IN IT
Starting from Dec 3rd of 2017, Permanent inspectors will surprise visits to markets and shopping malls for inspections in order to track down the violators in Saudi gold and jewelry shops said Ministry Of Labor and Social Development. Related : Allowed gold limit in Indian airports
Any expatriate found working in the gold or jewelry shops of Saudi Arabia will be penalized with 20,000 Saudi Riyals, The penalty amount should be paid by the owner of the shop or the company said Ministry official spokesman. Recommend : Vehicle Insurance companies to cover natural disaster damages
- According to the available data, There are more than 6000 gold and jewllery shops and exhibitions in Saudi Arabia in which 23,000 to 25,000 workers are working, Out of which most of them are expatriates and few own the shop.
- While some of the members of the committee for precious metals and gems at the Council of Saudi Chambers are not seem to be happy with the success of Saudization plan in the sector unless accompanied by the elimination of the widespread practice of commercial cover up in the sector. Similar : Selfies, Photos and Videos banned in two Holy mosques
- Hundreds of gold and jewelry shops are expected to close by December, Before the inspection team start inspections.