Geneva - SPA
Vice Labor Minister said KSA has been successful in placement of Saudi citizens in the
private sector. The statement was made before the 103 international labor conference
held recently in Geneva. Hiring of Saudi national in the private sector organizations
has grown to more than 15% since launching of the new labor control arrangements in June
2011. About 750,000 male and female citizens have been hired since then. Hiring of
female Saudi workers in the private sector has grown from 55,000 in 2009 to 400,000
workers in April 2014.