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MLSD organizes recreation program for Taheel Shaml residents in Joufhttps://portal.mol.gov.sa/en/News/news_455MLSD organizes recreation program for Taheel Shaml residents in Jouf<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">MLSD organizes recreation program for Taheel Shaml residents in Jouf</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>The Jouf branch of the Total Rehab Centre (Taheel Shaml) organized an activity day program for its residents to visit the house of Mr. AbdulWahad Al-Owaidah in Sakakah city as part of the recreation and culture program that the Ministry of Labor and Social Development supports.</p><p> </p><p>The move was in a bid to enhance social gatherings and reassure inmates according to the plan set by the activities and programs unit at the center.</p><p> </p><p>During the recreational day, they visited a private museum while they were accompanied by Tuki Al-Jameed, supervisor of activities and programs at the center, and care professionals who extended thanks to the host for his great hospitality and reception.</p><p> </p><p>In this respect, the ministry stressed on its keenness to take care of the sons and daughters at the Taheel Shaml centers, confirming that it will continue to carry out recreational activities that help residents acquire skills like how to deal with other members of the society.</p><p> </p><p>These programs would ensure their integration and inclusiveness into the community as the ministry is resolute to provide better services for this special category, ensuring that they have a decent life.</p><p> </p><p>Meanwhile, Minister of Labor and Social Development Dr. Mufrej Al-Haqbani has instructed officials to conduct such programs as his Excellency paid visits to several centers and observed the care services given to the residents and the efforts exerted to serve persons with disabilities and monitor their medical conditions through state-of-the-art assistive technologies.</p><p> </p><p>The minister reviewed how the nursing centres are keen to organize family visits that enhance social ties with inmates as well as prepare recreational activities through applying a wide range of health measures.</p><p> </p><p>Al-Haqbani also instructed the officials in charge of the nursing centres to monitor how the PWD respond to the rehab treatment and assess their improvement under the program, stressing on activating their social role to conduct and maintain visits between residents and their families.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the ministry has sought to develop social services at the nursing homes and rehab centers through combining efforts and enhancing partnership between the public sector and non-profit associations alongside non-government organizations to support beneficiaries of social services. </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1307
Ministry props up booth at Riyadh biggest telecom complexhttps://portal.mol.gov.sa/en/News/news_454Ministry props up booth at Riyadh biggest telecom complex<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Ministry props up booth at Riyadh biggest telecom complex </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>The branch office of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Riyadh has prepared a permanent booth pavilion to provide services and career guidance at the Al-Farsi Telecom Complex in the Al-Khaleej district of Riyadh.</p><p> </p><p>The move is as part of the ministry's efforts to nationalize the telecommunication sector and reach larger segments of Saudi men and women who are interested in joining the business as workers and shop owners.</p><p> </p><p>The ministry said the establishment of booth goes hand in hand with the directive targeting the total Saudization of all sales outlets and maintenance shops of mobile phones and their accessories.   </p><p> </p><p>AbdulMunim Al-Shehri, assistant deputy minister for special programs and general supervisor of the ministry's branch in Riyadh, said the fixed booth at the complex will provide wide-range support including training, employment and protection schemes for Saudi nationals who are eager enough to work or invest in the telecom sector. </p><p> </p><p>Al-Shehri added that the staff being stationed at several booths is tasked to educate Saudis about procedures and steps taken by the ministry and its affiliating entities to empower them through incentives and support programs before their embarking on telecom business. </p><p> </p><p>The related entities include the Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF), the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), the Saudi Credit and Saving Bank (SCSB), the National Entrepreneurship Institute (Riyadah) and the General Organization for Social Affairs (GOSI), mentioned Al-Shehri.</p><p> </p><p>The assistant deputy minister for special programs pointed out that the ministry and its affiliates have distributed more than 250,000 brochures in various parts of the Kingdom where Saudi males and females are mostly found.  </p><p> </p><p>Al-Shehri gave a significant emphasis on the ministry's keenness to offer assistance and support for owners of the telecom complexes in an attempt to generate job opportunities for Saudis of both genders as well as increase their participation in the market as per the Saudi vision 2030 and objectives set by the NTP 2020.</p><p> </p><p>At the inauguration of the booth, Al-Shehri displayed support programs that facilitate Saudis' entry into the telecom sector through a bundle of free training programs in the fields of salesmanship, customer service and maintenance that take place at the TVTC labs.  </p><p> </p><p>Al-Shehri said the support includes wage subsidy programs given by the HRDF and loans provided by the SCSB, and mentioned that several memoranda of understanding were inked between the ministry and big telecom companies to provide support and free career guidance for entrants in the sector.  </p><p> </p><p>Al-Shehri said," these initiatives and procedures come amid the preparation  of the Ministries of Labor and Social Development, Commerce and Investment, Municipal and Rural Affairs, Interior and Communication and IT to carry out the second stage of the nationalization of the telecom sector. Besides, they have been exerted efforts to offer employment and investment opportunities to the national workforce in the sector.'' </p><p> </p><p>Inspection teams from the respective ministries would conduct field visits to shops selling mobile phones and accessories to make sure the Saudization directive is observed and penalize violators, stressed Al-Shehri. </p><p> </p><p>In this respect, the labor ministry has urged stakeholders to report shops or illegal worker reluctant to comply with the Saudization directive through visiting the website at rasd.ma3an.gov.sa or contacting the uniform customer service No. 19911.</p><p> </p><p>The ministry has also assured that all reports will be handled promptly as the ministry is resolute to regulate and develop the labor market.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1306
Tip-off leads to expats' arrest in Tabukhttps://portal.mol.gov.sa/en/News/news_453Tip-off leads to expats' arrest in Tabuk<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Tip-off leads to expats' arrest in Tabuk </strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>A Saudi citizen's tip-off led to the arrest of expat workers engaging in phone repair business at a telecom shop in Tabuk, which is in violation of the directive set for the total Saudization of all sales outlets and maintenance shops of mobile phones and their accessories.   </p><p> </p><p>Upon receiving the report, inspectors rushed to raid the shop and tracked down those who did not observe the directive being enforced in collaboration of a number of government entities including the Ministries of Labor and Social Development, Commerce and Investment, Municipal and Rural Affairs, Interior and Communication and IT.</p><p> </p><p>Meanwhile, all shops selling mobile phones and accessories as well as repair outlets were given the deadline earlier this year to nationalize 50 percent Saudization until June 6 and 100 percent until September 2.</p><p> </p><p>In this respect, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development has called upon Saudi nationals and residents to report any Saudization violation related to the nationalization of the telecommunication sector at the website (rasd.ma3an.gov.sa).</p><p> </p><p>The ministry assured that all reports would be handled promptly with the aim of improving and regulating the labor market as people can alert the officials about shops and workers not complying with the directive through contacting the uniform customer No. (19911).</p><p> </p><p>The ministry emphasized that the directive has achieved success because of joint cooperation among other government agencies, which is aimed to generate job opportunities for Saudi males and females who are eager to join the sector. </p><p> </p><p>In addition, the sector is known for its profitable earnings and job stability as the directive is seeking to maintain the cellphone business against security threats as well as protect it at social and economic aspects, leading to curbing cover-up activities.</p><p>The directive gives no exception for enterprises embarking on the mobile phone business whether they are small, medium, large or mega sized, besides the collective ministries have stated those who violate the Saudization rule will be penalized.​</p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1305
Expats caught due to running phone repair business from homehttps://portal.mol.gov.sa/en/News/news_451Expats caught due to running phone repair business from home<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Expats caught due to running phone repair business from home</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>As part of ongoing government efforts to nationalize 100 percent of the telecommunication sector, a team of inspectors raided houses where several expat workers were running phone repair business in the Tabuk and Tayma towns.</p><p> </p><p>The illegal practice is considered a blatant violation of the directive targeting the total Saudization of all sales outlets and maintenance shops of mobile phones and their accessories, keeping all related professions to Saudi nationals. </p><p> </p><p>The assigned team was prompt to deal with a tip off from a whistleblower about expat with illegal labor and residence status running home-based business, and repair tools and instruments used to fix mobile phones, which were found in the reported houses, were confiscated. </p><p> </p><p>Meanwhile, the Ministries of Labor and Social Development, Commerce and Investment, Municipal and Rural Affairs, Interior and Communication and IT involved in implementing the directive have emphasized those who violate the Saudization regulation will be penalized .</p><p> </p><p>According to collective agencies, the nationalization of the cellphone sector would open new avenues for Saudi males and females to join the filed as shop owners, salespersons or repair technicians as inspectors continue to conduct nation-wide inspection campaigns to check compliance with the directive and impose penalties on violators. </p><p> </p><p>The labor ministry has urged stakeholders to report shops or illegal workers not complying with the Saudization directive through visiting the website at rasd.ma3an.gov.sa or contacting the uniform customer service No. 19911.</p><p> </p><p>The ministry has also assured that all reports will be handled promptly as the ministry is resolute to regulate and develop the labor market,</p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1298
10 women-only telecom complexes inauguratedhttps://portal.mol.gov.sa/en/News/news_45010 women-only telecom complexes inaugurated<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">10 women-only telecom complexes inaugurated </strong></p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has pledged to support new 10 women-only telecom complexes located in various parts of the Kingdom as part of its continued efforts to completely nationalize the telecommunication sector.</p><p> </p><p>This move is in a bid to carry out the ministerial decision that targets the total Saudization of all sales outlets and maintenance shops of the mobile phones alongside their accessories.</p><p> </p><p>AbdulMunim Al-Shehri, assistant deputy minister for special programs at the ministry, said the ministry will not lose momentum to offer wide-range support to shop owners and investors who want to have a stalk in the cellphone business, leading to opening numerous opportunities for women workers and investors.</p><p> </p><p>Such government aid would increase female workforce's participation in the labor market either as business owners, saleswomen or maintenance professionals, which goes hand in hand with the objectives set by the National Transformation Program under the Saudi Vision 2030, added Al-Shehri.</p><p> </p><p>The assistant deputy minister for special programs stressed that the ministry and its affiliating entities have unstoppably supported and motivated Saudi entrants to work and invest in the cellphone sector through a number of free training programs including salesmanship, customer service and advanced maintenance. </p><p> </p><p>He added that these apprenticeships take place at the full-fledged labs of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), and male and female trainees are eligible for wage subsidies as employers can apply at the Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF). </p><p> </p><p>As part of additional schemes, Saudi nationals who are eager to embark on telecom career have also access to loans given by the Saudi Credit and Saving Bank (SCSB) that allow them to start a business in the phone sector, mentioned Al-Shehri.</p><p> </p><p>He pointed out several memoranda of understanding were inked between the ministry and mega telecom companies to provide support and career guidance for Saudis, which facilitate their entry into the sector.</p><p> </p><p>Al-Shehri emphasized a high priority is given for providing a suitable work environment that enables women workers to join the field at telecom complexes, considering that their engagement would contribute to the national economy as the sector opens new avenues for them in terms of profitable earnings and returns.</p><p>Al-Shehri said the ministry is keen on supporting and encouraging business owners to establish telecom complexes that are exclusive for women in order to nationalize the sector and generate job opportunities for them and maintain work environment as well.</p><p> </p><p>He said the ministry and its affiliate are planning to prepare pavilion booths aiming to provide support services and showcase incentives, training and employment programs once the complexes are completed, in addition to showing inspection efforts to regulate the telecom sector.</p><p> </p><p>Al-Shehri called upon businessmen and investors in the telecom sector to join hands with ministry and extend their cooperation to provide opportunities to Saudi females through facilitating proper workplaces and working conditions at the complexes.</p><p> </p><p>He added that such stakeholders would increase the number of newcomers in the market, achieving the economic growth through utilization of women's potentials pegged as unique workforce.    </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1299

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