Saudi Gazette, 12 April 2022: Saudi Arabia’s Human Resources and Social Development Ministry has announced they have started implementing Saudisation in some key health sectors.
These include 60% Saudisation in health specialisation professions, 30% Saudisation of engineering and technical professions in medical appliances and 40% Saudisation in sales and medical appliances and supplies professions throughout the Kingdom.
The Saudisation has been implemented following the expiry of the grace period.
The Saudisation Decision was aimed at Saudidising health specialties including medical laboratory, radiology, physiotherapy and therapeutic nutrition jobs in all medical facilities operating in the Kingdom.
The minimum salary to calculate Saudisation has been set at 7,000 Riyals for specialists and 5,000 Riyals for technicians.
The Decision to Saudidise professions in the medical appliances sector includes the Saudisation of sales and advertising professions and will be introduced in medical appliances and supplies in two phases. It will be 40% in the first phase and 80% in the second phase.
The Saudisation of engineering and technical professions for medical devices will also be introduced in two phases. It will be 30% in the first phase and 50% in the second phase.
Also reported in Al-Eqtisadiya on 11 April 2022. For full story see https://www.aleqt.com/2022/04/11/article_2295806.html.
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