Archive | January 2012

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GCC secretariat to keep medical data of all Gulf recruits

RIYADH: Prospective Gulf workers’ medical reports issued from 11 manpower exporting countries will be electronically linked to the GCC health ministers’ secretariat and to countries in the region. It is mandatory for all workers who come for employment in the Gulf countries to undergo medical tests at clinics recommended by the GCC Approved Medical Centers’ […]

Saudi Ministry of Labor “General Rules for Transferring workers under Nitaqat”

IMPORTANT NOTE: Big Thanks to Engr. Jules Erich D. Algabre for providing us this very important information. “Isa kang tunay na kahanay ng mga Mangagawang Pinoy sa Kaharian.” If you want to have a copy of the above guidelines, please point your cursor to the image and right click and “save picture as”.

Guidelines on Departure Formalities for International-Bound Passengers in All Airports and Seaports in the Country

Philippine Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : Press Release No. 2012-011 (19 January 2012) Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) implements  “Guidelines on Departure Formalities for International-Bound Passengers in All Airports and Seaports in the Country” The Embassy informs the public that the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) started on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 […]

Extension of the Amnesty Period for Overstayers

Advisory No. 2012-006 (10 January 2012) Extension of the Amnesty Period for Overstayers of Hajj, Umrah and Visit Visa Until 9 March 2012 The Embassy of the Philippines in Riyadh informs all Filipinos in the Kingdom that the amnesty period for those who have overstayed their hajj, umrah, and visit visas has been extended by another […]

PhilEmb and OKOR commemorate 115th Anniversary of Martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal

The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, together with the Riyadh Chapter of the Order of the Knights of Rizal (OKOR), ended 2011 with a commemoration of the 115th anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippine National Hero. In Riyadh, Ambassador Ezzedin Tago led the Philippine Embassy staff and family in joining the officers […]