By innovation-sa on October 30, 2017 in News

Minister of Labor and Social Development, Dr.Ali Al Ghafis declared that work visa validity for foreign employees working in private sector companies will be reduced from two years to one year. However, visas issued for government services as well as domestic workers will not fall in this category.

This decision was taken based on Article 11 of the Saudi Labor Law which grants permission to the minister to take necessary actions for improving the efficiency of the employment market.