Riyadh — The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) stated that the ex-pat who posted offensive tweets about Saudi Arabia has his services terminated (expulsion) by the company he worked for.
The MHRSD’s clarification on the ex-pats expulsion came after offensive tweets from a Jordanian went viral on social media.
The accused insulted and wrongly accused Saudi Arabia in his tweet. The ex-pats had recently joined a prestigious position in one of the private sector companies in the Kingdom.
According to news reports, MHRSD spokesman Saad Al-Hammad stated that the company that had employed; the Jordanian expatriate has said it fired him as soon as it became aware of his offensive tweets.
The company has also confirmed the said person has returned to Jordan on a final exit visa. The company responding to the allegations pointed out that the expatriate worked for one day only; employed at a company’s branch on Feb. 1, 2022.
The company denied the expatriate’s allegations in his tweet. It affirmed its respect for all the Kingdom’s regulations and laws and the company’s support for all Saudi work directives and orders.
The MHRSD has confirmed it checked the headquarters of the company at which the expatriate worked; to ensure the extent of their commitment to implementing the laws and regulations of the Saudi labor system.
“We will not tolerate violators who breach work regulations, whether they are establishments or individuals; and will not condone any legal violations,” MHRSD warned.