Thursday, July 7, 2011

Saudis hiring their own, finally

Jeddah Saudi ArabiaImage via WikipediaIt is hard to get good news out of Saudi Arabia. However, there are always exceptions. The Saudi government is now pushing firms operating in the kingdom to hire more locals than the current practice of hiring foreigners who were sending $26 billion in remittances back home.

The increase in Saudi nationals working will mean fewer listening to the Wahabi hadliner mullahs, and that's a good thing.

Saudi Arabia Imposes Quotas to Boost Local Hiring - BusinessWeek
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