Pacts signed for recruiting Pakistanis in Saudi Arabia

Published November 25, 2023
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Jawad Sohrab signs Letter of Intent (LoI) with Maharah Human Resource Company in Riyadh on Nov 23, 2023. — X/ @JawadSohrab
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Jawad Sohrab signs Letter of Intent (LoI) with Maharah Human Resource Company in Riyadh on Nov 23, 2023. — X/ @JawadSohrab

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has signed agreements with Saudi companies to bolster collaboration and facilitate the recruitment of Pakistani workers and professionals for various large-scale projects in Saudi Arabia.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Jawad Sohrab has signed two Letters of Intent (LoIs) with Saudi companies — FNRCO and Maharah Human Resource Company — in Riyadh.

The agreements outline plans to establish training and orientation centres in Pakistan which will cater to the skill development needs aligned with the demands of labour markets in Saudi Arabia.

Expressing optimism, Mr Malik underscored that the new collaboration with Saudi human development conglomerates marks a significant milestone, paving the way for increased recruitment avenues for skilled workforce from Pakistan.

Published in Dawn, November 25th, 2023

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