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  • New agreements for worker recruitment and skills verification for Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia


On December 5, 2021, the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement concerning the Worker’s Recruitment and Skills Verification program for Pakistan nationals employed in Saudi Arabia.

What are the Changes?

The governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia signed new agreements aimed at streamlining the process of allowing Pakistani nationals to work in more professions in Saudi Arabia and strengthening the legal protection of these workers. The Skills Verification may increase the number of skilled and certified Pakistani nationals working in Saudi Arabia by providing skills certifications to Pakistani citizens.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Pakistan’s website for additional information and updates.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan

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