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Job creation announced but long-term labour market worries continue

Risk Management Reports
Issue 903 - 25 Jun 2011 | 1 minute read

Saudi Arabia has announced a number of job creation packages in H1 11. For example the cabinet meeting of 14 June announced that the Ministry of Interior’s General Directorate of Civil Defence will take on 6,187 new positions. The authorities hope to create some 1.22m new jobs between 2010-14, of which 1.12 should be for Saudi nationals.

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