That the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one place which never stops generating surprises is well-established. This blog has recorded several times in the past the number of impractical rules and regulations which were passed, only to be withdrawn with equal speed. This time was no exception too!
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Long-time expats in the kingdom have got used to periodic rhetorics by various officials about how "billions of riyals are being drained out" of the kingdom by the expatriate work force. Expats have long taken such laments with a pinch of salt. The latest one is no different, just that it comes from one of the kingdom's top officials.
Posted by Expatguru at 1:00 PM
Friday, August 22, 2014
Each time a new set of rules are announced in the kingdom, the expectations of expatriates working in Saudi Arabia are raised with the fond hope that things would change for the better, only to come crashing down like nine pins. This time too is no exception.
Posted by Expatguru at 6:16 PM
Friday, August 8, 2014
Time and again, this blog has highlighted the dangerous trend of organizations with incompetent and unskilled personnel trying to make a killing out of expatriates working in Saudi Arabia. One such is the infamous Saudi Council of Engineers which has caused nothing but heartburn not only among expats, but also among Saudi sponsors themselves.
Posted by Expatguru at 9:32 AM