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Saudi labour initiative benefits 65k employees
In March last year, the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development launched the “Improving Contractual Relationship” initiative in the Kingdom.
One year into the implementation of the initiative, more than 65,000 foreign employees have benefited from the reforms, including 10 different nationalities, with men forming 93 percent of those affected.
Salaries of 65 percent of beneficiaries have increased due to the functional mobility service, and more than 30,000 commercial enterprises from all sectors have benefited.