The kingdom is never short of people with the finest sense of humor (okay, I was rather diplomatic in not referring them as j-o-k-e-r-s). The latest one is from a top official of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce who wants implementation of a cabinet decision which was made in - hold your breath - 1975. Now that's what you call Back to the Future - just that it's read backwards.
Monday, March 10, 2014
For expats working in Saudi Arabia, not a week passes before some new rule hits them from the blue. In fact, so fast do these rules and flip-flops keep occuring that sometimes it becomes difficult to even keep a tab on what's going on. This week was no exception.
Posted by Expatguru at 8:46 AM
Sunday, March 2, 2014
This blog has mentioned in the past details of phone numbers of various labor offices across Saudi Arabia for the benefit of expatriates (click here). A common complaint, which was never heeded by the officials in this Ministry was that all transactions were only in Arabic, despite a vast majority of the expat population working in Saudi Arabia being non-Arabs. So, the help desk became virtually a helpless desk.
Posted by Expatguru at 7:23 AM