SAPM Jawad Sohrab Malik encourages Saudi conglomerates to include Pakistani workers in their hiring
Chitral Times Report
ARABIA Riyadh: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis, Mr. Jawad Sohrab Malik, held a meeting with Mr. Rashid Saad Al-Rashid, Chairman of Al-Rashid Group of Saudi Arabia, at the company’s headquarters. The Chairman of the Alrashid Group welcomed the Pakistani delegation, which included the SAPM, Ambassador of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia, Ahmad Farooq, DG of BEOE, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of OPHRD, and embassy officers.
The Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis also attended the meeting. Alrashid Group is a large Saudi Arabian conglomerate with a number of mega-projects in the kingdom. Mr. Jawad Sohrab Malik thanked the chairman for hiring a significant number of Pakistani workers. He specifically requested the Alrashid Group to hire more Pakistani workers for their projects. He also assured full cooperation in recruitment from Pakistan. Both heads agreed to further strengthen cooperation.
Detailed press briefing : SAPM Jawad Sohrab Malik’s Statement “I am pleased to have met with Chairman Al-Rashid today to discuss opportunities for further cooperation between Pakistan and the Alrashid Group. I am grateful for the chairman’s commitment to hiring Pakistani workers and his willingness to consider further recruitment from Pakistan. I am confident that this meeting will lead to a stronger partnership between Pakistan and the Alrashid Group.” Chairman Al-Rashid S. Al-Rashid’s Statement “We have a long and positive history of working with Pakistani companies and workers. We value their contributions to our projects and are committed to continuing to hire Pakistani workers in the future.
We are also open to exploring new areas of cooperation with Pakistan.” Key Takeaways from the Meeting The Alrashid Group is a major employer of Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia. The SAPM requested the Alrashid Group to hire more Pakistani workers for their projects. The Alrashid Group is committed to continuing to hire Pakistani workers. Both sides agreed to further strengthen cooperation between Pakistan and the Alrashid Group.