2005 News Story

King Fahd funds center for recruiting Saudi nationals

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Fahd bin Abdulaziz has donated SR 40 million [U.S. $10.68 million] to the Human Resources Development Fund to set up a center for the recruitment of Saudi nationals in the country’s workforce. Minister of Labor Dr Ghazi Al-Qusaibi, expressing his appreciation of the gesture, said it will be named 'The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Recruitment Center'. The Center, he explained, will simultaneously assist those seeking employment to find suitable jobs, and help employers ascertain what skills are available, while offering training and vocational guidance. Branches are planned at various labor offices throughout the Kingdom.