Pakistan supplies a substantial work force to Saudi Arabia (more than 15 lac Pakistanis are currently working in KSA.) Sometimes our candidates express concerns over working in Saudi Arabia. Here in this article we will debunk various myths regarding working in Saudi Arabia:


As compared to other countries you will save more in Saudi Arabia because the taxes are very low. As of current there is no tax on salary. That’s a really great incentive considering in many countries you can expect to pay taxes worth up to 40-50% of your earnings. Currently there is expat fees charged at 100 riyals for each familial dependent of a foreign worker. If you are a bachelor (as most of our applicants are,) you simply don’t need to pay any money as tax.

Apart from that the cost of living in Saudi Arabia is very low. Petrol is at the cheapest as well as food and shopping are very reasonable resulting in more savings for you.


Riyadh ranked at 39th place of the world’s safest cities of 2019. The rate of crime and level of violence is far less compared to some major developed countries.

Free Ticket

You will get one free round trip ticket every year. That’s a big saving in itself. Though it is also provided in other countries, but in Saudi Arabia it has to be provided by law.

Free Accommodation

Most companies in the Saudi provide will provide you with free accommodation. If that is not part of the deal then they will provide you with accommodation and travel allowances.

High Standard of Living

Saudi Arabia has vastly upgraded their infrastructure. You will find world -class roads, airports, hospitals and schools. Their education standards are top notch.

Easy Access to the Holy Places

While living in Saudi Arabia, you’ll have a chance to visit the Holy Mosques and earn virtues like no other place on earth. Deen aur Dunya donon saath saath.

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