Shura Council meeting focuses on labor issues

July 28, 2008

The Shura (Consultative) Council met in Riyadh today under the chairmanship of Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Homaid. Minister of Labor Ghazi Al-Gosaibi also attended the session, which focused on foreign labor and Saudization. 


In remarks to the Shura Council, Al-Gosaibi said that there are 280,000 unemployed Saudi citizens, 90 percent of which lack needed educational qualifications.