Posted by : Aahil Shaik Friday, August 28, 2020
HR Ministry is studying a new plan to Speed up the 'Baqala's Saudization'
The Director of Saudization of the commercial sector at the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, Abdul Salam Al Tuwaijri said that the ministry is studying a new plan of 'Baqala (grocery stores) Saudization' in cooperation with a committee of several government departments.
During a seminar from Chamber of commerce and Industry in Easter region, he said that this step comes within the plan aimed at resettling the retail sector in Saudi Arabia and combating commercial concealment, after the implementation of 70% Saudization in 9 key activities of retail sector.
- Al-Tuwaijri reveals that the 3rd stage is coming to complete the process of resettlement of the sector, indicating that the ministerial decision on resettlement gives establishments a grace period of 3 to 4 months, stressing that many establishments have expressed their wish to attract Saudi nationals and learn about the qualification mechanism. Know the Rule : Expats are not allowed to collect money or raising funds in Saudi Arabia, This is its penalty
- He said the ministry is studying many sectors for targeting Saudization, The decision of localizing sales outlets does not target the feminization of those targeted sectors as they will be available for both Saudi men and women.
- The major segment of Saudi job seekers are holders of secondary school certificates and diplomas as well as some university degree holders with lac of experience in labor market. Employing this group in major jobs is difficult as it may contribute to paralyze the private sector said Al Tuwaijri. Recommend : Expat man arrested in Saudi Arabia for trading sim cards illegally
- He explained that, the retail sector is one of the large sector in the Kingdom it can create number of jobs, especially those retail sector jobs which do not require much experience.