Saudi Arabia Modifies Foreign Worker Classifications in Nitaqat Program

New Rules for Foreign Nationals The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) has updated how some foreign nationals are classified in the Nitaqat program, which helps determine national employment rates. Foreign Investors Now Counted as Saudis Foreign investors who own private companies are now counted as Saudi nationals, rather than foreign nationals,

Empowering Local Talent: Saudi Arabia Advances Saudization in Consulting Services

On March 25, Saudi Arabia took a significant step by moving into the second phase of a plan to increase jobs for its citizens in the consulting sector. This phase includes jobs in financial, engineering, health, and management consulting, covering 40% of such roles. This effort is part of the country’s larger goal to provide