Campaigns on fixing age limit of 35 yrs for work in Saudi is false
Riyadh: Campaigns regarding age limit for work fixed at 35 years is fake, confirmed the authorities. The official statement in this regard was issued after a social media campaign was widely circulated creating panic among the citizens.
According to the fake campaign, those who are above 35 years are not allowed to be employed in the institutions in private sector. Ministry of Labour and Social Development spokesperson Khalid Abalkhail informed that the news is fake.
Also the Ministry of Civil Service informed that people aged above 35 years are not restricted from applying for jobs in private sector. The National Human Rights Commission also stated that there is no law that allows companies to determine an age limit for a job candidate. However, there is a legal ban on employing minor children.