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Call to register Saudis with support program

Call to register Saudis with support program

RIYADH: The Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) on Monday urged the private sector to quickly register their Saudi employees with the Employment Support Program through the National Labor Gateway (TAQAT).The program is part of a…

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UAE medical workers treating virus patients ‘exempt from fasting

UAE medical workers treating virus patients ‘exempt from fasting

DUBAI: Religious authorities in the United Arab Emirates said medical workers treating COVID-19 patients are exempt from fasting during Ramadan and urged Muslims not to congregate for prayers during the holy month expected to start…

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Kuwait expands curfew, extends public sector work suspension

Kuwait expands curfew, extends public sector work suspension

KUWAIT: Kuwait will extend the suspension of work in the public sector including at government ministries until May 31 and expand a nationwide curfew to 16 hours as part of efforts to combat the coronavirus,…

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Madinah governor: Migrant workers are our guests, their well-being and safety is our responsibility

Madinah governor: Migrant workers are our guests, their well-being and safety is our responsibility

MADINAH: The well-being of migrant workers and securing appropriate living conditions for them regardless of their nationality is at the heart of the Kingdom’s efforts, said Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman. “Our religion urges…

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Saudi Human Resources Development Fund holds workshop to develop training programs

Saudi Human Resources Development Fund holds workshop to develop training programs

RIYADH: The Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) held a workshop at its Riyadh headquarters to develop a private sector employment training program and improve the quality of program outcomes.Mohammed Al-Shuwaier, director general for the…

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Japan completes training of Saudi engineers

Japan completes training of Saudi engineers

JEDDAH: Saudi engineers have completed a training program set up by the Kingdom and Japan as part of a long-term strategic partnership between the two countries.The 25 engineers undertook the program at the Saudi Authority…

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Saudi civil aviation authority organizes training workshop for pilots

Saudi civil aviation authority organizes training workshop for pilots

JEDDAH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) organized a regional workshop to train pilots to ensure aircraft safety in the wake of turbulence or loss of control that may occur during flight.The workshop was…

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Minister abolishes Saudization employment category to boost job opportunities

Minister abolishes Saudization employment category to boost job opportunities

RIYADH: The Saudi Minister of Labor and Social Development Ahmad Al-Rajhi has issued an order abolishing the yellow category in the Nitaqat program of Saudization. All establishments falling into the section will transfer to the red…

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Workshop on modernisation of statistics begins in Doha

Workshop on modernisation of statistics begins in Doha

A regional workshop on modernisation of official statistics in Qatar, organised by the Planning and Statistics Authority, was attended by representatives of a number of local, regional and international organisations and centres, as well as…

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UAE participates in Korea International Weather Modification Workshop

UAE participates in Korea International Weather Modification Workshop

SEOUL, South Korea, 4th November, 2019 (WAM) — A high-level delegation from the National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, and the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science, UAEREP, is participating in the Korea International Weather…

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