Recruitment of domestic workers from Indonesia and the Philippines stopped

June 29, 2011

The official spokesman of the Saudi Ministry of Labor, Hattab bin Saleh Al-Anzi, announced this morning that the Ministry has decided to stop issuing work visas for domestic workers from Indonesia and the Philippines, effective July 2, 2011, under the terms of recruitment announced by the two countries. “The Ministry’s decision coincides with its great efforts to open new channels to bring domestic workers from other sources,” Al-Anzi said.