Saudi female employees in the private sector are getting paid up to SR800 monthly; in order to help cover the travel expenses from and to work.
The Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF) explained that their financial assistance is covering about 80% of transport fees, and that it is part of their program ‘Wusul’; that aims at supporting women through transferring working women.
Under the assistance of the program, Saudi women who work in the private sector will be provided with premium and safe transportation services, and these services will be done in cooperation with private taxi companies that are licensed smart apps.
Working women must be registered with the social welfare system for at least 36 months and for their monthly income to be of a maximum SR8,000, in order for them to benefit from the program.
Moreover, HADAF has updated the transfer program, as an attempt to benefit more workers and encourage them into taking jobs in the private sector.
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Saudi Rania Nashar Makes it to Forbes’ List of The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women”
The Kingdom’s own Rania Nashar has made it to Forbes’ annual list of “The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women” and we can’t help but feel so much pride!
Nashar was ranked the 99th in the list that includes prominent names such as Angela Merkel, Kamaala Harris, Melinda Gates, Rihanna, & many other global female trailblazers.
Nashar is the first female to hold the position of CEO CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group. She also made it to this ranking through her tremendous efforts in implementing changes that empower women of Saudi Arabia, all of which comes as part of the 2030 Vision.
Nashar has exceeded 20 years of experience in the field of commercial banking and has been inspiring young Saudi women to take on the challenge as well and break the glass ceiling and for that, we congratulate her.
This Saudi Landmark Just Won a Prestigious Award for Its Innovative Architectural Design
The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has received the American Concrete Institute (ACI) award for concrete construction excellence.
The building, which is designed by Zahra Hadid Architects (ZHA), is one of the most well-known landmarks in Riyadh. It’s known for its unique architectural design.
The structure features an hexagonal honeycomb structure which stands out with hexagonal cell openings providing shade from the harsh sun. “ZHA projects have always been unique and creative in an unprecedented, nontraditional way. There’s no other structure like it in the entire world,” Saudi architect Mokhtar Al Shoaibi told Arab News.
The building is made of extremely complex steel, said Saudi architect Mukhtar Al-Shoaibi.