Saudi jobs boom unmatched anywhere in the world, Budget 2024 press conference told

Saudi jobs boom unmatched anywhere in the world, Budget 2024 press conference told

RIYADH: Some 1.1 million new jobs have been created in Saudi Arabia in the past year as the Kingdom’s economic diversification policies continue to bear fruit, according to a government minister.

At a special press conference to mark the announcement of Saudi Arabia’s 2024 budget, the Minister of Human Resources Ahmad Al-Rajhi said no other nation in the world had seen such an increase over the period.

The minister also said that initiatives by the government to support the private sector have led to 361,000 new workers in the job market.  Saudi jobs boom unmatched anywhere in the world, Budget 2024 press conference told