MHRSD assigned to administer contract between employer, employee

November 09, 2021

NEOM — The Cabinet assigned the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) to administrate contract relations between the facility and workers (Saudis/foreigners), as of the start of registering and documenting the contract till the expiry of the contract.

It called on the MHRSD to continuously update the data related to jobs, salaries, qualifications and wages, in a way that accords with accredited standard classifications, where the Foreign Ministry will be responsible for applying the procedures of issuing visas for work issues for holders of work visas who only have accredited job contracts.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, prime minister, chaired the Cabinet's virtual session Tuesday, and at the outset the Cabinet members congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on his seventh anniversary of Accession to Power and the comprehensive development that the blessed land of Saudi Arabia is witnessing during his prosperous reign in accordance with the plans and programs of Saudi Vision 2030.

The Cabinet reiterated that the Vision 2030 programs have made great strides during the past five years, since its launch, to achieve prosperity and create a better future, so that Saudi Arabia’s economy and society are leading and interacting with the world in a manner that consolidates Saudi Arabia’s leadership and position among nations as well as its pivotal role regionally and internationally.

The Cabinet reviewed the recent meetings and talks that took place between Saudi Arabia and a number of countries with the aim of consolidating ties of friendship and cooperation that achieves mutual benefits and enhances collective action to provide conditions that support development and the continuation of global economic recovery.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid Bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi said that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on the latest regional and international developments, reiterating Saudi Arabia’s strong condemnation of the cowardly terrorist act that targeted the Iraqi Prime Minister.

The Cabinet affirmed that Saudi Arabia stands by the Iraq government and people in order to restore its health and role, consolidate its security and stability and enhance its prosperity and development.

The Cabinet also commended the achievement of the national campaign to provide approved and free vaccines to citizens and residents, where the rate of immunization with two-doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia has reached 70%.

This achievement comes as a continuation of the successes achieved by the Kingdom in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic and limiting its effects, praising in this regard the great awareness of community members as well as their commitment to precautionary measures and receiving full doses of vaccines.

Among other decisions, the Cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding between the government of Saudi Arabia and the government of Kuwait on the sports field. It approved another cooperation agreement between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait on the youth field.

It also approved a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance in Saudi Arabia and the Department of Islamic Development in Malaysia.

The Cabinet authorized the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture to hold talks with the Argentinian side on a draft memorandum of understanding in the field of agriculture between the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) in Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing in Argentina.

It authorized the Governor of the Royal Commission for AlUla to hold talks with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on a draft memorandum of understanding between the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) in Saudi Arabia and the UN body.

It also assigned the Transport General Authority to lower the maximum limit of all types of trucks of heavy transport designated for transporting goods (trailers and semi-trailers) whose total weight exceeds 3.5 tons and imported to Saudi Arabia from 10 years to 5 years of the year of manufacturing, where models are calculated as of the beginning of January of the manufacturing year. — SPA

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