Saudi Arabia bans ‘expats’ for these 41 job types

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia banned expats for 41 job types in Madinah. This ban will be implemented from 7th April 2019.

According to the report published in Arab News, Saudi Minister of Labour and Social Development Mr. Ahmed bin Suleiman Al-Rajhi reserved 41 job roles in Madinah for Saudi citizens. This new rule will be implemented from 7th April 2019 for nongovernmental organizations and 10th June 2019 for the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Here’s the list of job types as reported by Arab News.

  1. Closed markets
  2. Commercial centers
  3. Malls
  4. NGOs
  5. The hospitality and tourism sector which include: Light-vehicle driver, order taker, safety and security officer, food service employee, telephone operator, data-entry clerk, administrative clerk, secretary, general services supervisor, room service supervisor, maintenance supervisor, sales and marketing supervisor, safety and security supervisor, tourism programs supervisor, front office supervisor, supervisor of telephone operators, overseer, director of security and safety, acting director, maintenance manager, room service manager, customer service manager, administrative manager, sales and marketing representative, director of tourism programs, director of the front office and director of staff relations.