Hajj 2024: Seasonal jobs announced in Saudi Arabia

07:58 PM | 26 Mar, 2024
Hajj 2024: Seasonal jobs announced in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has invited applications from interested individuals for seasonal jobs in the country.

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced the opening of applications for seasonal jobs pertaining to the upcoming Hajj in which around 2 million Muslims from across the world would participate.

Those who want to try their luck can apply through the ministry’s website with the application window remaining open until March 28th.

As far as the details are concerned, the ministry has announced that these jobs will be based in Mecca, Medina and Jeddah, providing opportunities for employment in various roles essential for the smooth facilitation of the Hajj pilgrimage which is an important pillar of Islam

The available positions include Hajj and Umrah supervisors, customer service representatives, mechanical technicians, engineers and drivers.

It is to be highlighted that the upcoming Hajj is scheduled in June and the kingdom has signed Hajj agreements in this regard. Interestingly, the first Hajj flight has already landed in the kingdom though the process would continue for months.

The kingdom is currently welcoming Muslim pilgrims for the Umrah season as the holy month of Ramadan is underway which sees a huge influx of Muslims to the country.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 24 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 24, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.4 74.15
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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