About 1.5 million Saudi Arabian nationals were employed in the private sector last year, a rise of more than 332,000 compared to the previous year, said a report.
The kingdom’s Ministry of Labor pointed out that the increase
The UAE and Egypt led the number of investments in the Mena region last year with 20 per cent each, followed by Lebanon with 18 per cent, according to a recent report.
The ‘Mena Private Equity and Venture
The increasing role of the private sector in both power generation and water could boost opportunities for large-scale transactions in Mena in the future, according to an EY report.
The leading professional ser
A private hospital in Bahrain has blamed non-payment of medical bills by patients for delays in paying its own staff.
The cash crunch at the International Hospital of Bahrain (IHB) has resulted in 23 doctors an
Saudi Arabia’s Co-operative Health Insurance Council has urged all private businesses to provide compulsory medical insurance for expatriate employees and their families, said a report.
The employment con
A major housing project in partnership with the private sector is to be announced soon in Bahrain.
It is part of a mega project including the construction of four new cities at a time to fulfill housing needs a
Bahrain's Premier has commended the pivotal role of the private sector as an essential partner and key pillar of government-led economic development.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Sal
Saudi Arabian authorities have issued an official notice to private hospitals and medical centres not to recruit doctors and health practitioners working with the government, said a report.
The directives also
GCC governments should provide a new framework that enables increased private sector participation in the healthcare system, thereby improving the access and quality of healthcare delivery in the region, a study said.
Oman is set to limit the proportion of expatriates working in the private sector from 39 to 33 per cent, said a report.
The initiative comes as part of an effort to increase the percentage of national manpower in the private secto