Saudi: 196 car rentals not adhering to laws

About 200 car rental firms have yet to implement complete Saudization conditions set by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development.

With the participation of public transportation and government agencies, the ministry recently launched an intensive campaign and examined 5,296 car rental outlets in various regions of the Kingdom, Al-Hayat reported.

The campaign revealed that 196 organizations did not fully adhere to the Saudization rules, official spokesman for the ministry Khalid Aba Al-Khail said in a press statement.

He said the inspection tours carried out during the last two weeks of March resulted in confirming compliance of the laws by 4,743 organizations.

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He called on the ministry’s clients to communicate with via the call center (19911), or through the electronic application “together to monitor” on smart devices, so as to receive inquiries and complaints of violations.

He pointed that the ministerial decision to limit jobs of sales and maintenance of telecommunications equipment and related accessories to Saudis aims to create job opportunities for Saudi men and women “because these professions provide appropriate financial returns, security, social and economic benefits.”

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The spokesman pointed out that the sectoral application includes all categories and sizes of facilities, whether giant or large, medium or small. Localizing jobs in the car rental outlets is based on the country’s decision came into force on the first of Rajab, and the professions covered by the decision include accounting, supervision, sales, receipt, and delivery.

 

Source Credit: Saudi Gazette

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