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"kenan mon" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

04:37 min | 3 years ago

"kenan mon" Discussed on PRI's The World

"Dobbs became plentiful waltz says on once you right in you've had pretty much set for life by twenty sixteen two-thirds of employed Saudis worked in the public sector, according to the Saudi ministry of labor, counting young with make an Enterprise Institute in Washington DC says Saudis came to expect government jobs as well as cheap subsidized fuel water and electricity for the jobs. They didn't want to do like cleaning construction work and sales jobs. They brought in foreign workers. And so by asking foreigners to come in and do lower-wage menial work. Saudis haven't had to do that kind of work, and that's true in a not of African countries like the US, but here's the thing with basing your entire economy on oil. There's only so much of it and market prices. Go up and down the Saudi population has also been growing. So it costs more to provide the same level of assistance. So the government took the step to say, okay, we're going to reduce subsidies, especially on electric city in water and fuel carrying young again. And we're also going to implement a value added tax of five percent tax on everything you buy. And so this has been a real shift in the way that you know, we think about the relationship between citizen and the state what's expected what you get in return. And Jane, Kenan Mon who has studied the Saudi economy on politics for the past fifteen years says the government didn't stop. There is started a campaign to tell Saudis. Hey, menial jobs are both jobs ten years ago. You hard labor minister. Saudi Arabia being photographed flipping burgers because they wanted to send a message menial jobs actually could be a source of pride older Saudis grumbled, but younger Saudis, especially women embraced some of these jobs. That's good. Until seven years ago when the laws change women had to get permission from a male relative to work in retail job back at the mall with my government mind. Their miss stop at Victoria's Secret store. No, scantily clad mannequins in the windows. They're in modest pajamas before even lingerie shops had all male staff mostly foreign workers. Now, the staff are all Saudi women. Am Suji is getting ready for his shift. She's an English major at the university. And in the evenings. She works at the storm. She's been on the job for Jan Jehan says even though she didn't need father's permission to work here. He was resistant two weeks after she started her job. He showed up at the store. He can surprise for me with woollen took you do having -til is men here. No is affordable. Yes. There was Jehanzeb father at Victoria's Secret. Taking out the store making sure his daughter worked in the respectable environment. Roche is not interacting with men. Did you feel about that? But you. Fun. But but he do what's happened to I've been doing anything wrong. Jehan says she was shocked, but explained to him that everything was fine that offer colleagues on women, even her bones. Yeah. Took Doohan doesn't plan to stay in this job for no she wants to start her own company. She says she's seen more and more Saudi women entrepreneurs, and they inspire her these jobs sending Andrei I'm popcorn they might not seem like it beak deal. But to the Saudi government the part of a plan to transform the economy because at the end of that they jobs keep people occupied says, author an wall. You don't want a lot of unemployed people sitting around because that breeds discontent, and it will breed political instability a month. Thanks for sure. The crown prince I don't want that for the world sharing Jafari Riyadh tomorrow. We'll hear about efforts to boost tourism to Saudi Arabia, and why the kingdom is eager to attract more visitors from around the globe. None of that nuclear story. We mentioned earlier about concerns over the potential sale of nuclear power technology with the Saudis, a new report from the house oversight. Mitty says that senior officials in the Trump campaign and Trump administration pushed for that sail that their efforts may have violated the government's own legal and ethical advice and the deal isn't dead yet. President Trump met with executives from a business consortium just last week..

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"kenan mon" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:38 min | 3 years ago

"kenan mon" Discussed on KCRW

"To think there might be oil in Saudi Arabia, Ellen are walled is the author of Saudi Inc. About the history of Saudi Arabia's oil industry. The British actually thought there might be and did a little survey work and concluded that. Nope. Saudi Arabia didn't have any oil face palm of the century. Oil in commercial quantities have been brought in completely transformed. Not just the Saudi economy, but also Saudi society, the government began selling that oil and money started to pour in the government was making a lot of money from oil, and they were using that both to develop their country, but they were also employing a lot of people cushy government jobs became plentiful waltz says an wants you write in you are pretty much set for life by twenty sixteen two-thirds of employed Saudis walked in the public sector, according to the Saudi ministry of labor carrying young with the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC says Saudis came to expect government jobs as well as cheap subsidized fuel water and electricity for the jobs. They didn't wanna do like cleaning construction work and sales jobs. They brought in foreign workers. And so by asking foreigners to come in and do lower-wage menial work. Saudis haven't had to do that kind of work, and that's true in a lot of African countries like the US, but here's the thing with basing your entire economy on oil. There's only so much of it and market prices. Go up and down the Saudi population has also been growing. So it costs more to provide the same level of assistance. So the government took the step to say, okay, we're going to reduce subsidies, especially on electric city and water and fuel carrying young again. And we're also going to implement a value added tax of five percent tax on everything you buy. And so this has been a real shift in the way that we think about the relationship between citizen and the state what's expected, and what you get in return. And Jane, Kenan Mon who's studied the Saudi economy on politics for the past fifteen years says the government didn't stop there. It started a campaign to tell Saudis. Hey, menial jobs are well jobs ten years ago. You had the labor minister soda. The Arabia being photographed flipping burgers because they wanted to send a message that menial jobs actually could be a sources trade older Saudis grumbled, but younger Saudis, especially women embraced some.

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"kenan mon" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:10 min | 3 years ago

"kenan mon" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Been completely transformed. Not just the Saudi economy, but also Saudi society, the government began selling that oil and money started to pour in the government was making a lot of money from oil, and they were using that both to develop their country, but they were also employing a lot of people cushy government jobs became plentiful, Walt says and once you right in you pretty much set for life by twenty sixteen two-thirds of employed Saudis walked in the public sector, according to the Saudi ministry or flavor carrying young with the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC says Saudis came to expect government jobs as well as cheap subsidized fuel water and electricity for the jobs. They didn't want to do like cleaning construction work and sales jobs. They brought in foreign workers. And so by asking for years to come in and do lower-wage menial work Saudis haven't had to do that kind of work. And that's true in a lot of African countries like the US, but here's the thing with basing your entire economy on oil. There's only so much of it and market prices. Go up and down the Saudi population has also been growing. So it costs more to provide the same level of assistance. So the government took the step to say, okay, we're going to reduce subsidies, especially on electricity and water and fuel carrying young again. And we're also going to implement a value added tax of five percent tax on everything you buy into. This has been a real shift in the way that we think about the relationship between citizen and the state what's expected, and what you get in return. And Jane, Kenan Mon who has studied Saudi economy and politics for the past fifteen years says the government didn't stop there. It started a campaign to tell Saudis. Hey, menial jobs are well jobs ten years ago. You had to labor minister Saudi Arabia being photographed slipping. Burglaries because they wanted to send a message that menial jobs actually could be a sources trade all their Saudis grumbled, but younger Saudis, especially women in braced some of these.

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