Manila, Riyadh bilateral ties at their best | Arab News
RIYADH: The Philippines and Saudi Arabia are riding the crest of excellent bilateral ties as the Philippine Embassy and Filipinos in the. Agreement on Economic, Trade, Investments, and Technical for Bilateral Cooperation between the Philippines and Saudi Arabia under. MENAFN - Arab News - 12/06/ (MENAFN - Arab News) THE Philippines and Saudi Arabia enjoy strong bilateral ties as the Filipinos in the.
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Manila, Riyadh bilateral ties at their best Updated 12 June Riyadh: June 12, Tago told Arab News. The two countries have good relations in all areas including diplomatic, economic, cultural and education.
At present, there are someFilipinos working in the Kingdom, according to the Saudi Ministry of Interior. Many of them are skilled workers or professionals in business and industry.
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Such accord is deemed beneficial to both countries. The agreement was the first for the Kingdom with a manpower-supplying country. It sets the rights and obligations of the employee and employers as well as the recruitment agencies from both countries. Tago had earlier met with Saudi Labor Minister Adel Fakeih in March this year and they discussed the state of labor relations.
He conveyed the Philippine government's appreciation of the excellent support and hospitality extended to all Filipinos working in Saudi Arabia. Fakeih said Filipinos are among the most peaceful and least problematic communities in the Kingdom while Amb. Tago met with Riyadh Gov.
Former President Joseph E. Estrada also visited the Kingdom in when he was Vice President.
The bilateral relations between the two friendly countries were reinforced further by the state visit of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on May The state visit contributed in opening up a new episode chapter in the bilateral relations between the Kingdom and the Philippines in all fields.
Arroyo visited the Kingdom again but it was just a transit visit from February She was received at the airport by then Saudi Minister of Agriculture Dr. The working visit was part of her initiatives and efforts aimed at enhancing the bilateral relations between the two countries. Former President Benigno Aquino 3rd expressed his desire to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the latter period of his presidential term, but it did not materialize. New era of bilateral relations The new stage of the bilateral relations between the two countries began following the successful state visit of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from on April The visit was considered a strong impetus and means in advancing and strengthening all spheres of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
The initiative for the establishment of the International Center to Combat Terrorism was launched at an international conference that was held in Riyadh inwhen the Kingdom suffered waves of vicious and destructive assaults perpetrated by al-Qaida between to that compelled it to make the anti-terrorism campaign as part of its priority policies.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud affirmed to the President of the Philippines during their bilateral talks about the keenness of his government to promote and protect the rights and welfare of the OFWs in the Kingdom, who are enjoying the respect and appreciation of the government and the people of the Kingdom on their valuable contributions in the ongoing huge development projects.Long Distance Relationship (Saudi Arabia to Philippines
All recruitment offices and companies are obligated bound in accordance with the specific electronic mechanism to register in Musanid electronic site and to disseminate the cost of recruitment, in addition to all information on all licensed concerned parties. This portal consists of all files outlining the rights of household workers and employers. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has issued a royal amnesty for foreigners residing in the Kingdom illegally, who violated immigration laws and regulations, including distressed OFWs without the imposition of penalties on them in order to correct their residency in the Kingdom or to facilitate their return to their respective countries.
This royal amnesty was extended three times, each time was for a three-month period wherein the Philippine side has benefited from the amnesty as follows: The main objectives of the Saudi Vision are as follows: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman MBS emphasized that the initial data indicates that the fund will control more than 10 percent of investment capacity in the globe and the size of its property is estimated at more than 3 percent of global assets. He added that Saudi Arabia would be an investment force through the fund, which will be a major engine of the globe and not just the region.