The Minister of Human Resources decides to settle 9 new activities in Saudi Arabia


Source: Riyadh – SPA

The Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Eng. Ahmed bin Suleiman Al-Rajhi, issued a decision to localize the retail and wholesale outlets in 9 economic activities with a rate of 70% starting 01/01/1442 AH corresponding to 20/8/2020 AD.

The decision includes the localization of activities selling coffee, tea, honey, sugar and spices, water and beverages, fruits, vegetables and dates, selling grains, seeds, flowers, plants and agricultural materials, selling books, stationery and student services, in addition to gift and accessories stores, works, handicrafts and antiques, selling toys and children’s toys, and selling meat Fish, eggs, dairy, vegetable oil, detergent, plastic, soap.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development invited those wishing to view the exceptions and details of activities to refer to the guideline on the localization of sales outlets announced on the ministry’s website.

The Ministry affirmed that the ministerial decision comes to raise the level of citizen participation in the labor market and create more job opportunities in various regions of the Kingdom, stressing that it will take all necessary measures to ensure that enterprises comply with this decision, and not to violate its terms.


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