Saudi Arabia to provide 200,000 jobs for Sri Lankans in 2023
January 24, 2023 06:33 pm
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has assured to facilitate employment opportunities for 200,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers in 2023, Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara stated.
The Minister said he was was assured of the above during his meeting with Khalid bin Hamoud Nasser Aldasam Alkahtani, the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka.
Taking to Twitter, the minister added that the Arabian nation had offered 54,000 migrant jobs last year.
KSA offered 54000 jobs last year for Sri Lankans with a stock of 110k which is 1% of the total migrant workers in KSA n willing to facilitate up to 200k workers in 2023.KSA Ambassador to LK HE Khalid bin Hamoud Nasser Aldasam Alkahtani @KSAembassylk assured me today. #remittance pic.twitter.com/YB2mCEEcvA— Manusha Nanayakkara (@nanayakkara77) January 24, 2023